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Rogelio, 58 years old, lives with his family in a home he owns. He has been growing corn for 40 years. He is a responsible, honest, hardworking person and is very friendly with others, which has helped him build a large customer network and enabled him to cover many of his household expenses. Rogelio is requesting this loan to buy agricultural supplies such as seeds, fertilizers, manure, herbicides, and so on so he can increase his earnings and improve the quality of life of his family.
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Don Rogelio de 58 años de edad, viven casa propia junto a su familia, él se dedica al cultivo de maíz y maicillo desde hace 40 años. Es una persona muy responsable, honesta, trabajadora y muy amable con los demás lo que lo ha llevado a obtener una gran clientela establecida, de esta manera ha logrado solventar muchos de sus gastos familiares. Don Rogelio solicita crédito para la comprar de insumos agrícolas como semillas, fertilizantes, abonos, herbicidas, etc. para poder incrementar sus ingresos y mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 525
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Rogelio to buy agricultural supplies such as seeds, fertilizers, manure, herbicides, and so on.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 2, 2013
Sep 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014