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Úrsula Paz
Úrsula Paz was not able to complete her basic education, but necessity made her learn to cultivate the earth. For the past three years she and her husband have been raising corn and beans. At 35 years of age, she has two children, both of whom live with her and her husband. Besides the crops, her husband learned to work as a mason and at times does outside work that allows him to bring in other income to complement the basic household expenses. Úrsula is an incredible woman and works very hard to maintain the household. She raises the crops every year and sells part of the harvest in the markets in the zone where she lives. She is asking for this loan through INTEGRAL so that she can buy the necessary farming supplies, such as seeds, fertilizers, insecticides, etc; given that it’s fundamental to cover the basic family necessities, such as education, food, and clothing.
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Úrsula Paz, no logro terminar sus estudios básicos, pero la necesidad la hizo aprender a cultivar la tierra. Desde hace tres años cultiva maíz y frijoles junto a su esposo. A sus 35 años, tiene dos hijos, los dos viven con ella y su esposo. Además de los cultivos, su esposo aprendió el oficio de albañilería, en ocasiones realiza trabajos del cual logra sacar otros ingresos para complementar los gastos de las necesidades básicas de su hogar. Úrsula es una mujer increíble ya que trabaja muy duro para llevar el sustento a su hogar. La siembra la realiza cada año y luego de sacar la cosecha pone a la venta una parte de esta, en los mercados de la zona donde vive. Con el fin de comenzar la siembra de los granos básicos, solicita este crédito a INTEGRAL para comprar los insumos agrícolas necesarios como: semillas, abonos, insecticidas, etc. Dado que es fundamental para cubrir las necesidades básicas como de educación, alimentación y vestuario de su familia.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 696
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,107,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Úrsula Paz to buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
May 4, 2012
Listed
Jun 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013