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Vilma Antonia
Vilma, 55, lives with her husband and children. The neighbors say she is hardworking, enterprising, and able to accomplish whatever she sets her mind to. Vilma grows basic crops such as corn and beans and is able to sell everything she produces.

Vilma hopes to earn more with the next harvests, since they are her only income source and she wants to make sure her family is provided for. She is applying to INTEGRAL for a loan to buy agricultural supplies such as fertilizer, pesticide, weed killer, seed, and manure. She is counting on this help and thanks God for the chance to get ahead in life.
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Vilma de 55 años de edad habita juntos a su esposo y sus hijos, muy conocida por sus vecinos como una mujer trabajadora, emprendedora, capaz de realizar todo aquello que se ponga en mente. Ella se dedica al cultivo de granos basicos maiz y frijoles, maíz. así como ella comercializa todo lo que Dios le provee. Vilma desea en estas próximas cosechas tener más ganancias pues ya que no cuenta con otros ingresos desea tener lo necesario para que en su hogar nunca falte el pan de cada día. Es pos eso que solicita a INTEGRAL un préstamo para comprar insumos agrícolas como: fertilizantes, pesticidas, herbicidas, semillas y abonos. Espera contar con la ayuda y de ante mano agradece a Dios por darle esta oportunidad de superación 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
  • 772
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,203,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Vilma Antonia to buy agricultural supplies such as fertilizer, pesticide, weed killer, seed, and manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014