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Antonio De Paz
Antonio is 61 years old and lives in his own house with his wife and children, who help him in his agricultural work. Antonio has been growing sugar cane and selling cattle for thirty years. He has a lot of customers because his products are of very good quality and sold at affordable prices. With his profits, Antonio is able to cover some household costs. Antonio is applying for a loan in order to buy fertilisers, manure, herbicides, and other products, such as you can see in the photo. With these products he will be able to continue sowing his crops. This is his only source of income and with it he will be able to keep taking home his daily bread.
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Antonio de 61 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus hijos quienes le ayudan en la agricultura, desde hace 30 años él se dedica a la siembra de caña de azúcar y a la venta de ganado, tiene mucha clientela porque sus productos son de muy buena calidad y a precios muy accesibles, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, antonio está solicitando un crédito para la compra de fertilizantes, abonos, herbicidas, etc. asi como muestra la fotografía para poder seguir con sus siembras ya que esa es su única fuente de trabajo y asi poder seguir llevando el pan diario a su casa.

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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
  • 506
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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 $850 helped Antonio De Paz to buy fertilisers, manure, herbicides, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 29, 2013
Sep 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014