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Don Aquilino is a hard-working man who is responsible in his work. He lives in his own home with his wife and one daughter. They are very well-known in the area and Aquilino has good personal references. He cultivates corn, beans, and sorghum. He has many years' experience in the field because he has worked the land all his life. He is requesting a loan for the purchase of agricultural supplies such as manure, fertilizers, seeds, and pesticides in order to keep working and sowing so that his sales and earnings will increase. This way, he will be able to give his family greater economic stability.
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Don Aquilino es un hombre trabajador y responsable con sus labores, vive en casa propia con su esposa y una hija son muy conocidos en la zona y posee buenas referencias personales de parte de ellos, se dedica al cultivo de maíz, frijoles, y maicillo de lo cual ya tiene muchos años de experiencia en el campo debido a que toda su vida a laborado en la tierra, solicita financiamiento para la compra de insumos agrícolas como: Abonos, fertilizantes, semillas, pesticidas, etc. para seguir trabajando y sembrando para que sus ventas sean mayores y ganancias de igual manera y poder darle a su familia una mejor estbailidad economica.

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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
  • 555
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Aquilino to buy manure, fertilizer, seeds, pesticides, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 26, 2013
May 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014