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Juan Evangelista
Juan, 55, is a hardworking, responsible, honest man who has worked for several years in agriculture growing corn, beans and sorghum. He sells his products in various markets near his place of residence.

He uses what he earns from his sales to cover some of his household expenses. He lives in his own house with his wife and two children who help him with the crops.

Juan’s asking for a loan to buy manure, fertilizer, herbicide, etc. to continue with his crops to earn higher profits and give his family better economic stability.
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Don Juan de 55 años de edad es un hombre muy trabajador, responsable y honesto, desde hace varios años se dedica a la agricultura siembra maíz, frijol y maicillo, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus dos hijos quienes le ayudan en la siembra, Don Juan está solicitando un crédito para la compra de abonos, fertilizantes, herbicidas, etc. y así seguir con sus cultivos para obtener mejores ganancias y darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 510
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,386,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Juan Evangelista to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 10, 2013
Sep 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014