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Pedro, 49, lives in his own house with his wife and three children who are 15, 14 and 11 years of age. He works in agriculture growing the main basic grains like corn and beans. He’s been in this activity for many years and with profits earned is able to cover his household expenses.

Pedro’s asking for a loan to be able to buy manure, fertilizer, seeds, herbicide, etc. to give his family better economic stability.
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Don pedro de 49 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus tres hijos de 15, 14, y 11 años de edad, el se dedica a la agricultura siembra los principales granos básicos como lo son maíz y frijol tiene varios años de dedicarse a esa actividad con las ganancias que obtiene logra solventar los gastos de su hogar, don pedro esta solicitando un crédito para poder comprar abonos, fertilizantes, semillas, herbicidas, etc. y asi poderle dar a su familia una mejor estabilidad 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
  • 551
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Pedro to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 7, 2013
Jun 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014