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Jorge Otilio
Jorge, 50, is a hardworking, responsible, very kind man who lives with his family in his own house. He works growing basic grains like corn and beans and also works as a laborer at a farm near his house. With profits from his sales and with his salary from his job he’s able to cover his household expenses.

Jorge is asking for financing to buy farm supplies like fertilizer, manure, seeds, etc. so that his crops will be among the best and he will be able to continue providing daily sustenance for his home.
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Don Jorge de 50 años de edad es un hombre trabajador, responsable y muy amable actualmente vive con su familia en casa propia, se dedica al cultivo de granos básicos como: maíz y fríjol también trabaja de jornalero en una finca que está cerca de su casa, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas y con el pago de su trabajo logar solventar los gastos de su hogar. Don Jorge solicita financiamiento para la compra de insumos agrícolas como: fertilizantes, abonos, semillas, etc. para que las cosechas sean de las mejores y asi el pueda seguir llevando el sustento diario 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
  • 709
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,660,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Jorge Otilio to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 8, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014