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Candido is 44 years old and lives in his own home with his wife, daughter and three grandchildren. He is a farmer, and his primary crop is corn. In addition to farming he also works as a bricklayer, traveling to various regions. With what he earns through all of this work he is able cover their household expenses.
Candido is requesting a loan to purchase the necessary supplies such as fertilizers, compost, pest control and herbicides. In this way he will continue sewing his crops in order to give his family a better quality of life.
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candido de 44 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa, su hija y sus tres nietos, el se dedica a la agricultura su principal siembra es el maíz, adicional a eso también trabaja como albañil y realiza viajes a las diferentes colonias, con lo que obtiene de su trabajo logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, Don Candido esta solicitando un credito para al compra de los insumos necesarios como: fertilizantes, abonos, controles de plagas, herbicidas, etc. y asi continuar con sus siembras para darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 567
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,710,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Candido to purchase fertilizers, compost, pest control and herbicides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 12, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015