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Samuel is 47 years old and lives with his family in his own home. He raises corn, beans, and cauliflower and sells his products in different markets near his home. He is able to pay his household expenses with his earnings. Samuel is asking for this loan to buy fertilizer, compost, insecticides, etc. so he can continue raising his crops and be able to provide his family with a better quality of life.
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Samuel de 47 años de edad vive en casa propia vive con su familia, el se dedica a la siembra de maíz, frijol y jocotes, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia, con lo que obtiene de su trabajo logra solventar algunos gastos que se le presentan en su hogar, Samuel esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de fertilizantes, abonos, controles de plagas, etc.para continuar con sus cultivos y poderle dar a u familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 600
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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 $1,100 helped Samuel to buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 5, 2014
Mar 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 26, 2015