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Orlando is very responsible in fulfilling his household obligations. He always has tried to offer his family the best. He lives with his wife.

He grows coffee, and, with the profits from sales, he is able to pay household expenses. Orlando wants to increase sales. He has applied for a loan to buy manure, fertilizer, and weed killer, as shown in the photo, so that he can continue to support his household.
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Don Orlando es un hombre muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarle lo mejor a su familia. Actualmente vive junto a su esposa, se dedica a ser agricultor siembra cafe, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar los gastos de su hogar. Orlando desea incrementar sus ventas y por eso a solicitado un crédito el cual le permita comprar: abonos, fertilizantes, herbicidas asi como muestra la fotografia entre otras cosas , para seguir llevando el pan de cada dia a su hogar.

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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
  • 706
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,576,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Orlando to buy manure, fertilizer, weed killer, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 24, 2013
May 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2014