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Omar Antonio
33-year old Omar lives with his wife and two children aged 8 and 4 in his own house. He earns his living growing corn and chilies, work he’s been doing for several years. As a result he has lots of experience which has allowed him to obtain better harvests. He sells the produce in nearby communities where he has many customers who buy from him because of the quality of his goods, his fair prices, and above all for his good service.

Now Omar needs money to invest in his business so he is seeking a loan to buy corn seeds, insecticide, herbicide etc. He has good references from his acquaintances regarding repayment of money and is very responsible. He is certain that he can pay off his debt according to the established schedule and at the same time is confident that he will provide his family with economic security.
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Omar de 33 de años de edad vive junto a su esposa y sus 2 hijos de 8 y 4 años de edad en casa propia, el se dedica al cultivo de maíz y pipianes, tiene varios años de trabajar en la agricultura y eso le ha regalado mucha experiencia que le permite obtener las mejores cosechas, sus cosechas las comercia en los alrededores de la comunidad, ya tiene mucha clientela que lo prefiere por la calidad, los buenos precios y sobre todo por el buen servicio; el necesita invertir por eso solicita un credito que le permita comprar semillas de maíz, insecticida, herbicida, etc. Omar tiene buenas referencias de pago por parte de sus conocidos, y es muy responsable, asegura que podrá cancelar la deuda en el periodo establecido y a la vez confía que llevara a su hogar seguridad económica

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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
  • 577
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Omar Antonio buy herbicide, fertilizer, seeds, manure etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 26, 2013
May 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013