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Dagoberto is 32 years old and lives in his own house with his partner and their three children. He earns a living by selling vegetables and also has a small stand where he sells necklaces, bracelets, rings, etc, all of which are handcrafted. His business is located in a well-traveled area.

Dagoberto is honest, hard-working, and friendly. Thanks to his hard work, he has managed to pay off many of his household expenses. He is now requesting a loan to purchase pigs wholesale, as this activity is lucrative in the area where he lives. With this new investment, he will be able to increase his income and therefore improve his family's quality of life.
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Don Dagoberto de 32 años de edad, vive en casa propia junto a su compañera de vida y sus tres hijos, él se dedica a la venta de verduras y adicionalmente posee una venta de collares, pulseras, anillos, etc. todo artesanales, su negocio lo tiene ubicado en una zona muy transitada, es una persona honesta, trabajadora, amable, gracias a sus labores ha logrado solventar muchos de sus gastos familiares, Don Dagoberto solicita un crédito para la compra de cerdos por mayor ya que esa actividad es muy productiva en la zona donde el reside, con esta nueva inversión podrá obtener mejores ganancias y de esta manera mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 555
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Dagoberto to purchase pigs wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2013
Sep 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015