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Mario Antonio
Mario is 52 years old. He has worked in agriculture for several years. He grows corn and beans. With what he gets from selling his crops he is able to cover his household expenses. He is a responsible, honest and hardworking man. He lives with his wife and children. Mario is asking for a loan to be able to buy materials for his crop, such as fertilizer, manure, seed, etc. because what he earns isn't enough to cover his expenses. This way he can have better income and more financial stability.
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Mario de 52 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años siembra frijol y maíz, con las ventas que realiza de sus cosechas logra solventar los gastos que tiene en su hogar, es un hombre responsable, honesto y trabajador vive con su esposa y sus hijos. Mario está solicitando un crédito para poder comprar insumos para su cosecha como: fertilizantes, abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, etc. ya que con lo que gana no le alcanza para cubrir esos gastos y así poder tener mejores ingresos y tener 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
  • 365
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,244,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Mario Antonio to buy fertilizer, manure, seeds, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014