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Jose Candelario
Don José is 63 years old and a very responsible and enterprising person. He lives in his own house with her wife and his 16 year old son.

For many years he has worked raising chickens to fatten them. He later sells them at different markets near his residence. Through this, he manages to cover some household expenses.

Don José requests this loan to purchase supplies for his business like concentrate, vitamins, etc. for his chickens. With this he hopes to increase his profits and provide a better quality of life for his family.
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Don José de 63 años de edad es una persona responsable y emprendedora, vive en casa propia junto a su esposa y su hijo de 16 años de edad, hace varios años se dedica a la crianza de pollos de engorde, que luego comercializa por los diferentes mercados que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con esto logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, Don José solicita un crédito para la compra de insumos para su negocio como concentrado, vitaminas, etc. para sus pollos, con esto espera incrementar sus ganancias y brindarle 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
  • 531
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,800,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Jose Candelario to buy concentrate, vitamins, etc. for his chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2013
Sep 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014