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Rodolfo Antonio
Rodolfo lives with his wife and son. He is 50 years old and has made a living growing sorghum for the last 30 years, so he has much experience in this activity. Rodolfo is very well-known in his area and he has a good customer base because he sows the best crops. Rodolfo sells high-quality product at very competitive prices and provides unmatched service. Rodolfo is a very kind, entrepreneurial man who dreams of excelling. He plans to take advantage of every opportunity he has to move forward and be more successful.

He did not earn as much from his last harvest as he hoped to so now he needs to increase his production. For this, he needs more capital. Rodolfo is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL in order to buy seeds, fertilizers, weed killers, composts, etc. Rodolfo has very good references of having a high moral character, being very responsible, and having a stable source of income. He is confident that he will be able to repay the loan while also providing his family with a full life.
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Don Rodolfo vive junto a su esposa y su hijo, a sus 50 años de edad se dedica al cultivo de sorgo tiene 30 años de dedicarse a esa actividad por lo que se ha hecho de mucha experiencia en el rubro, es muy conocido en la zona y ya tiene buena clientela pues obtiene las mejores cosechas, por lo tanto comercia producto de primera calidad y a precios muy accesibles, además el servicio es inigualable, don Rodolfo se caracteriza por su gran amabilidad, es un hombre emprendedor con muchas ganas de salir adelante, piensa que aprovechar las oportunidades lo llevaran un paso más adelante del éxito; en la última siembra no obtuvo las ganancias esperadas y esta vez quiere aumentar la producción, pero necesita de un apoyo de capital por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla, fertilizantes, herbicidas, abonos, etc. don Rodolfo tiene referencias de tener una moral intachable, responsable y de muy buena paga, confía que podrá responder a la deuda y al mismo tiempo podrá darle a su familia una vida plena.

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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
  • 491
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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 $400 helped Rodolfo Antonio to buy seeds, fertilizers, weed killers, composts, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2014