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Douglas Antonio
Douglas, 34 years old, lives with his life partner and three children in their own home.

He works growing corn, yuca, and beans. He has been working in agriculture for seven years and this has given him lots of experience permitting him to grow better crops which he sells in the surrounding community areas. He has many customers who prefer the quality, good prices and above all his good service.

He needs to invest so he is asking for a loan in order to buy seeds, insecticide, herbicides, and fertilizer, etc.

Douglas has good references from associates and is responsible, and he is sure that he can pay off his loan in the established time frame and at the same time hopes to provide financial security for his household.
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Douglas de treinta y cuatro años de edad vive junto a su compañera de vida y sus tres hijos en casa propia, el se dedica al cultivo de maíz, yuca y fríjol, tiene 7 años de trabajar en la agricultura y eso le ha regalado mucha experiencia que le permite obtener las mejores cosechas, sus cosechas las comercia en los alrededores de la comunidad, ya tiene mucha clientela que lo prefiere por la calidad, los buenos precios y sobre todo por el buen servicio; el necesita invertir por eso le solicita un crédito que le permita comprar semillas, insecticida, herbicida, fertilizantes, etc. Douglas tiene buenas referencias de pago por parte de sus conocidos, y es muy responsable, asegura que podrá cancelar la deuda en el periodo establecido y a la vez confía que llevara a su hogar seguridad económica.

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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
  • 480
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,326,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Douglas Antonio to buy seeds, insecticide, herbicides, fertilizer, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 23, 2013
May 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014