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Isidro is 60 and a responsible, honest, and hardworking farmer who lives with his wife in their own home. He has for 40 years grown corn and beans, and selling his harvest allows him to meet his household expenses.

Isidro is applying for a loan to purchase supplies for the harvest, including fertilizers, manure, and seeds. The additional supplies that these loan funds will allow Isidro to purchase will help him generate higher income and achieve greater financial stability.
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Isidro de 60 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 40 años siembra frijol y maíz y 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 en casa propia. Isidro 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 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
  • 549
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Isidro to purchase fertilizers, manure, seeds, and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 1, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013