She's an incredible woman known for being hardworking, charismatic, and responsible. She has made a living in agriculture for a long time, so she's very familiar with how to do this job. She does it every year, selling part of her harvest and leaving the rest for home consumption. This way she's getting her family ahead little by little and providing them with basic food. She and her family live in very humble conditions. This makes her work harder to continue striving for a different future.
This is why she's asking Integral for a loan to buy seeds to plant, fertilizer, insecticide, and other agricultural supplies. She also wants to buy a cow and benefit from selling the milk at a good price.
This is how she earns a living and supports her household every day. She hopes that this year's harvest is good and that she manages to realize her dream.
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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 IntegralApoyo 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.
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