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Simon De Jesus
Simón is a working and responsible man with the obligations that go along with living in his own home with his family. He farms basic grains such as corn, beans, etc. and has many years of experience in this field of agriculture. With the revenues he generates from his sales, he covers some of his household expenses. Simón is requesting a loan to purchase agricultural supplies such as fertilizers, seeds, compost, etc. so that the harvest will be bountiful and he won't lose any of the product, and so he will be able to have better revenue to use to give his family whatever they need without holding back.
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Don Simón es un hombre trabajador y responsable con las obligaciones que le corresponden, vive en casa propia con su familia, se dedica al cultivo de granos básicos como: maíz, fríjol, entre otros lleva ya muchos años de experiencia en esta rama de la agricultura con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar. Don simón solicita un crédito para la compra de insumos agrícolas como lo son: fertilizantes, semilla, abonos, etc. Para que la cosecha sea de gran provecho y no se pierda nada del producto y asi obtener más ganancias que le ayudaran a darle a su familia lo que necesite sin limitación alguna.

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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
  • 489
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Simon De Jesus purchase fertilizers, seeds, compost, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 7, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014