Vicenta makes a living in agriculture and puts all her efforts towards a small plot of land where she grows basic grains of her country, like beans and rice. She sells a certain amount and leaves the rest to be consumed by her family. In this way, she has achieved a decent life with her own hands. Each morning she rises in order to always have food on the table in her home.
Vicenta hopes to buy agricultural supplies, since she has already run out of them and does not have sufficient capital to buy more. For this reason, she is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to buy seeds, manure, fertilizers, pesticides, and other items. She is the type of woman that if she has the money, she pays before the necessary date. She does not doubt that she will pay off the debt ahead of schedule.
She gives thanks to God for the opportunity offered to her and to the people with good hearts who have allowed her to realize her dream.
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 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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