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Oscar Amildo
Oscar, age 38, lives in his own house with his wife and their three children. The children are ages 18, 16, and 12, and they currently go to school.

He grows corn and beans. He sells his products in areas outlying from where he lives. With what he manages to earn, he brings home the daily sustenance.

Oscar is requesting a loan to buy agricultural supplies for his corn and bean crops. He will buy things like seeds, fertilizer, compost, and pesticides, etc. in order to give his family a better quality of life.
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Oscar de 38 años de edad vive en casa propia, con su esposa y tres hijos de 18, 16 y 12 años ellos estudian actualmente, el se dedica al cultivo de maíz y frijol, comercializa sus productos n los alrededores de la zona donde el reside con lo que logra de sus ganancias lleva el sustento diario a su hogar, Oscar solicita un crédito para la compra de insumos agrícolas para el cultivo de maíz y frijol como semillas, fertilizantes, abonos, controles de plagas, etc. 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
  • 674
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,576,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Oscar Amildo to buy seeds, fertilizer, compost, and pesticides, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 7, 2014
Jul 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015