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Adan is 65 and lives in his own house with his partner and his son. For three years he has worked cultivating bananas, corn and beans. With the money he earns he is able to pay the household expenses. Adan is asking for a loan to buy agricultural supplies for growing bananas, including banana plants and fertilisers, which will allow him to continue with his business and give his family a better quality of life.
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Don Adan de 65 años de edad, vive en casa propia junto a su compañera de vida y su hijo, él se dedica hace 3 años al cultivo de plátano, maíz, y frijol, con lo que obtiene de sus ganancias logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, Don Adan solicita un crédito para la compra de insumos agrícolas para la siembra de plátanos como: cepas, foliares y fertilizantes y así seguir con su negocio y darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 360
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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 $800 helped Adan comprar cepas, foliares y fertilizantes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 14, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014