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Reyes Orquidea
Reyes Orquidia is 52 years old. She lives with her life companion and their five children, three of whom are in school, and the other two work, helping her with household tasks and in the fields. They live in a house on their property. She is a very entrepreneurial person, she likes to work, she not only harvests corn and beans every year, she also takes charge of raising pigs and selling them. She has a lot of experience in what she does, and this has given her the benefit of having regular customers who speak very well of her. She has very good references and does not have a current loan, so for this reason she applied to INTEGRAL for a loan that will allow her to purchase the necessary supplies to plant two hundred square meters of corn, and she assures that she will be able to comply with the payments for the loan amount she has applied for on the established dates. Reyes hopes that she will give her family a better quality of life.
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Reyes Orquidea de 52 años de edad vive con su compañero de vida y sus cinco hijos, tres de los cuales estudian y los otros dos trabajan ayudando en las labores del hogar y en los cultivos, viven en casa de su propiedad, muy emprendedora, le gusta trabajar ya que no solo cosecha maíz y frijol, también todos los años se encarga de criar cerdos y venderlos; posee mucha experiencia en lo que hace, esto le ha otorgado los beneficios de contar con una clientela fija que habla muy bien de ella, tiene muy buenas referencias y no posee deudas actualmente, por lo cual solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito el cual le facilite la compra de los insumos necesarios para una siembra de maíz de doscientos metros cuadrados, asegura podrá cumplir con el pago del monto del crédito solicitado en las fechas establecidas. Reyes tiene la esperanza que le dará 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
  • 746
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,054,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Reyes Orquidea to buy seeds for corn and beans, compost, herbicides, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 2, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2013