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Juan Jaime
54-year old Don Juan lives with his wife in their own home. He is a farmer and has grown coffee for ten years. When the beans are ready, he harvests them and puts them into bags as shown in the photograph. Then he sells them in different markets near his home.

Juan is an honest man with a fine credit rating. His coffee is in great demand in the area. Thanks to his job he has managed to support his household. He is now seeking a loan so he can prepare his land and buy fertilizer for the coffee plants. In this way he will be able to earn more money and provide his family with the standard of living they deserve.
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Don Juan de 54 años de edad, vive en casa propia junto a su esposa, él se dedica a la agricultura específicamente en el cultivo de café desde hace 10 años cuando su cosecha ya esta lista la almacena en sacos así como muestra la fotografía para luego salir a comercializarlo a los diferentes mercados que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, es un persona con excelente moral, responsable muy buena capacidad de pago, además su producto posee gran demanda en la zona, gracias a su trabajo ha logrado solventar muchas de sus gastos, Don Juan solicita un crédito para preparar una parte de la parcela y comprar abono para el cultivo de café y de esta manera poder continuar con sus labores, obtener mayores ganancias y darle a su familia la calidad de vida que se merecen.

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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
  • 368
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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 $600 helped Juan Jaime buy fertilizer for the coffee plants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 21, 2013
Sep 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014