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Adrian is 58 years old and lives with his wife. He is a hardworking and very responsible person with his home obligations. He works cultivating corn and sorghum. With the sales that he carries out of his harvests he manages to cover some of the household expenses. Adrian is requesting a loan to be able to purchase fertilizers, seeds, manure, pesticides, herbicides and tools for his crops. He also wants to make improvements to the land that is shown in the photograph since that is where he plants and that is his only source of work. Thus he will be able to obtain better harvests that will leave him with good economic earnings and he will be able to have better economic stability together with his wife.
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Don Adrian de 58 años de edad vive con su esposa, es una persona trabajadora y muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar el se dedica al cultivo de maiz y maicillo con las ventas que realiza de sus cosechas logra cubri algunos gastos de su hogar. Don Adrian esta solicitando un credito para poder comprar fertilizantes, semillas, abonos, pesticidas, herbicidas y herramientas para sus cultivos y tambien quierer darle una mejora la terreno que muestra en la fotografia pues ahi es donde siembra y esa es su unica fuente de trabajo y asi el podra obtener mejores cosechas que le dejaran buenas ganancias economicas y poder tener una mejor establidad economica con su esposa.

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This loan is part of Apoyo Integral's program to help subsistence farmers located in high-risk regions of El Salvador, including coastal strips, river banks, and volcano fault lines. The program, which offers reduced interest rates, targets farmers who don't qualify for formal funding due to their low-income and geographical risk. By funding this loan, you are helping Apoyo and a local non-governmental organization extend risk-tolerant credit to even more farmers.

About Apoyo Integral

Apoyo Integral (Apoyo) is a nonprofit organization offering financial products that enable clients to increase their working capital, purchase fixed assets, buy and remodel homes, expand agricultural business and more. The organization’s target group is businessmen and women who have already established their businesses but need financial support to strengthen or expand them.

Like Kiva, Apoyo is committed to empowering women involved in business activities in rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand these services to an even greater number of poor clients in rural areas.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 491
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Adrian to purchase manure, seeds, pesticides, etc. and to improve the land he cultivates.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 19, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014