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Nicolás is 57 years old and lives in his own house with his family. For several years he has made a living from agriculture. He grows corn and beans and he is able to cover some of his household expenses with what he makes from selling his produce.

Nicolás is asking for a loan from INTEGRAL to buy all the necessary agricultural supplies, such as fertilizers, manure, weedkiller, pesticides etc., so he can continue growing his crops and give his family a better quality of life.
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Nicolás 57 años de edad vive en casa propia con su familia, el se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años, siembra maíz y frijol, con lo que obtiene de las ventas de sus productos logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, Nicolás está solicitando a INTEGRAL un crédito para poder comprar todos los insumos agrícolas necesarios como: fertilizantes, abonos, herbicidas, controles de plagas, etc. y así continuar con sus cultivos y darle a su 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
  • 440
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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 $300 helped Nicolas to buy fertilizers, manure, weedkiller, pesticides etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 12, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 26, 2015