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Jaime Antonio
Jaime is 30 years old and for 20 years he has been growing corn and beans. This time in this work has given Jaime the necessary experience to be able to grow good crops. He uses the money that he earns from his crops to cover some household costs. Jaime owns his house, and lives there with his wife and four children. Jaime is applying for this loan in order to improve the land (shown in the photo) where he wants again to sow his crops. Jaime will also buy necessary supplies such as fertilisers, manure, weed-killers, anti-disease treatments and more. With this loan Jaime will earn a higher income and can give his family a better quality of life.
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Jaime de 30 años de edad se dedica desde hace 20 años al cultivo de maíz y frijol y ese tiempo le ha dado la experiencia necesaria para poder obtener un buen cultivo, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus cuatro hijos, Jaime está solicitando un crédito para poder mejora el terreno donde desea realizar nuevamente la siembra que es el que muestra en la fotografía así como también comprar los insumos necesarios como: fertilizantes, abonos, herbicidas, controles de plagas, semillas, etc. para poder obtener mejores ingresos 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
  • 545
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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 $350 helped Jaime Antonio to buy fertilisers, manure, weed-killers, anti-disease treatments and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 15, 2014
May 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2014