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Jose Guadalupe
Jose is 32 years old and lives with his wife and 3 children in the house of a family member. He farms for a living and for the last several years, has mainly grown vegetables. Jose is a hard-working man, responsible about his work and family. He sells his harvests in the areas around where he lives.

Jose is soliciting a loan to improve the supports for his vegetables and to purchase herbicides, plague controls, fertilizers, etc. In this manner, he hopes to generate greater income for his home and, thus, be able to offer his family a better quality of life.
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Don José de 32 años de edad vive con su esposa y tres hijos en casa de un familiar se dedica a la agricultura espacialmente a la siembra de hortalizas desde hace varios años, es un hombre trabajador, responsable con su trabajo y su familia, comercializa sus cosechas en los alrededores de donde el reside, José esta solicitando un crédito para mejorar las ramadas de sus hortalizas y comprar herbicidas, controles de plagas, fertilizantes, etc. para que de esta manera genere ingresos mayores para su hogar y así poder ofrecer 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
  • 554
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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 $500 helped Jose Guadalupe improve the supports of his vegetable crops and buy herbicides, plague controls, fertilizers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014