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Roberto Antonio
Roberto, 59, is married and has two children. He lives in his own house. He's known in the area as a hardworking and responsible person.

He makes a living growing corn and sorghum. With his sales he's able to cover some of his household expenses.

Roberto wants to grow 1.5 manzanas of corn but he doesn't earn enough to buy the necessary supplies. This is why he's requesting a loan to buy corn seed, fertilizer, soil amendments, and other things to be able to do his planting, earn better profits, and continue giving his family what they need without any limitations.
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Don Roberto de 59 años de edad, es casado y tiene 2 hijos, vive en casa propia, es conocido en la zona como una persona trabajadora y responsable, se dedica al cultivo de maiz y maicillo con las ventas que realiza logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar. Don Roberto desea cultivar 1.5 manzanas de maiz pero con lo que gana no le alcanza para comprar los insumos necesarios, por eso solicita un credito que le permita comprar semillas de maiz, fertilizantes, abonos, entre otras cosas para poder hacer su siembra y obtener mejores ganancias y seguir dandole a su familia lo necesario sin limtacion alguna.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 514
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Roberto Antonio to buy fertilizer, seed, and soil amendments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 30, 2013
May 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014