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Walter Antonio
Walter is 42 years old and has worked in agriculture for several years. His main crops are rice and corn and he sells his produce around the area where he lives. With the money he makes from his sales he is able to cover some of his household expenses. He lives in his own house with his family.

Walter is asking for a loan to buy manure, seeds, fertilizers, fungicides etc. so he can continue growing his crops and so make better profits which will help him to give his family absolutely everything they need.
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Walter de 42 años de edad desde hace varios años se dedica a la agricultura su principal siembra es el arroz y el maíz, comercializa sus productos en los alrededores de la zona donde el reside, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, vive en casa propia con su familia, Walter esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, controles de plagas, etc. para poder seguir con sus cultivos y asi obtener mejores ganancias que le ayudaran a darle a su familia lo que necesitan sin limitaciones algunas.

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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
  • 488
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Walter Antonio to buy manure, seeds, fertilizers, fungicides etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 18, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2014