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Israel lives with his wife and son in the home he owns. He has worked in agriculture and cattle ranching for several years. He plants corn and sorghum. With the earnings he obtains from his sales he is able to pay for his household expenses. Israel is asking for a loan to be able to buy manure, seeds, fertilizers, etc. for his crops. He will also buy vitamins for cattle so he can make more profits and give his family a better life.
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Don Israel vive con su esposa y su hijo en casa propia, el se dedica a la agricultura y ganaderia desde hace varios, siembra maiz y maicillo con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar los gastos de su hogar, Don Israel esta solicitando un credito para poder comprar abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, etc. para sus cosechas y tambien para comprar vitaminas y ganado de reparto y asi el pueda obtener mejores ganancias y darle a su familia una mejor vida.

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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
  • 701
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,661,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Israel to buy manure, seeds, fertilizers and vitamins for his cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 24, 2013
May 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014