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Juan Roberto
Juan, 51 years of age, has been dedicated to agriculture for various years. His principal crops are corn and beans. When his harvest is ready, it is stored in the granaries shown in the photograph, to later go to market.

Juan is requesting a loan to purchase seeds, fertilizers, manure, plague controls, etc. This will enable him to have a better income and to offer his family a better quality of life.
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Juan de 51 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años, su principal siembra es el maíz y el frijol, cuando su cosecha ya esta lista la almacena en los graneros que muestra la fotografía para luego salir a comercializarlos, Juan está solicitando un crédito para la compra de semillas, fertilizantes, abonos, controles de plagas, etc. y asi poder tener mejores ingresos para 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
  • 500
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,356,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Juan Roberto to buy seeds, fertilizers, manure, and plague controls, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 12, 2014
May 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015