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Jose Elias
Don José, 54 years old, is a very entrepreneurial, honest, and responsible person. He lives in a rented house with his life partner and 5 children who are currently students. For many years he has cultivated yucca and corn, and sells his products in the different markets found near his home. Looking to achieve solutions for household expenses with what he obtains from his business, Don José requests a loan to buy agricultural items for the cultivation of yucca and corn like fertilizers, pesticidas, etc. With this he hopes to offer his family a better quality of life.
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Don José de 54 años de edad es una persona muy emprendedora, honesta y responsable, vive en casa alquilada con su compañera de vida y sus 5 hijos ellos estudian actualmente, hace varios años se dedica al cultivo de yuca y maíz, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia con lo que obtiene de su negocio logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, Don José solicita un crédito para la compra de insumos agrícolas para el cultivo de yuca y maíz como fertilizantes, abonos, pesticidas etc. Con esto espera brindarle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 459
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,312,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Jose Elias to buy fertilizers, pesticides, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 5, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014