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Jaime Antonio
Jaime is 42 and lives in his own home with his wife and three children aged 13, 18 and 23. His children are all currently studying. He works as a farmer and grows corn and sorghum. He has done this work for 10 years of his life, and this is how he earns his living every day. He is a hardworking and responsible man, and he is well-known in his area for his enormous heart and his friendly treatment of others.

Since it is the planting season, he has decided to start preparing himself. For this reason he has chosen to seek a new loan from INTEGRA in order to invest in fertilizers, compost, seeds, herbicides and other items. What he wants most is to have an abundant harvest that is better than in previous years. In this way he will continue to provide sustenance to his family. He puts his faith in God, and with his help, along with his own effort and hard work, he will achieve his dream of providing a better life for his family.
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Jaime de 42 años vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus tres hijos de 13, 18 y 23 años de edad ellos estudian actualmente, él se dedica a la agricultura, a la siembra de maíz y maicillo, se ha dedicado a esta actividad durante 10 años de su vida y es así como se gana el pan de cada día. Él es un hombre trabajador, responsable y muy conocido en la zona por su enorme corazón y amabilidad para con los demás. Debido a que ya es temporada de siembra tomo la decisión de comenzar a prepararse. Es por esa razón que ha decidido solicitar este nuevo crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en la compra de semillas, abonos, insecticidas, fertilizantes, herbicidas, etc. Lo que más desea es que su cosecha sea abundante y mejor que las anteriores, ya que esta es la forma en que él consigue el sustento para su familia. Confía en Dios que con su ayuda, su dedicación y empeño en el trabajo lograra el sueño de mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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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
  • 722
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,653,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Jaime Antonio to purchase fertilizers, compost, seeds, herbicides and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 30, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014