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Rogelio, 62, lives with his life partner and their two children in his own house. He makes a living growing corn and beans. He has been working in agriculture for 20 years, which has given him plenty of experience to help him obtain the best harvests. He sells his harvested crops around his community. He has a large clientele who prefer his products for their quality, for the good prices he offers, and above all for his good service.

Rogelio is applying for a loan to buy seeds, insecticide, herbicide, fertilizer, manure, etc. Rogelio has good credit references from his acquaintances. He is very responsible and he is sure that he will be able to pay off this debt within the established time frame. At the same time, he trusts that he will be able to bring financial security to his household.
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Rogelio de 62 años de edad vive junto a su compañera de vida y sus dos hijos en casa propia, él se dedica al cultivo de maíz y frijol, tiene 20 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 prefieren por la calidad, los buenos precios y sobre todo por el buen servicio; Rogelio está solicitando un crédito que le permita comprar semillas, insecticida, herbicida, fertilizantes, abonos, etc. Rogelio 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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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
  • 535
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Rogelio to buy seeds, insecticide, herbicide, fertilizer, manure, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 22, 2013
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014