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Adilia, age 51, has been farming for several years. This has given her the capacity and the knowledge needed to take care of her crops. Her main crops are corn and sorghum. She sells her crops at basic grain agencies and markets that are close to where she lives.

She uses the profits she gets from her sales to help with the expenses that her family has. She lives in her own house with her husband and two children.

Adilia is requesting a new loan in order to be able to buy agricultural supplies that will help her sow her crops. She will buy things like manure, seeds, and fertilizers, etc. This way she will have better income, and she will continue helping with the household expenses without any limitation.
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Doña Adilia de 51 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años y eso le ha dado la capasidad y el conocimiento necesario para asistir sus cultivos, su principal siembra es el maiz y el maicillo, comercializa sus cultivos en agencias de granos basicos y mercados que estan cerca de su lugar de residencia, con las ganacias que obtiene de sus ventas ayuda en los gastos que su familia tiene,vive en casa propia con su esposo y sus 2 hijos, Doña adilia esta solicitando un credito para poder comprar insumos agricolas que le ayuden en la siembra de sus cultivos como: abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, etc y asi poder tener mejores ganacias y seguir ayudando el los gastos de su casa sin ninguna limitacion.

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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
  • 694
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Adilia to buy agricultural supplies like manure, fertilizers, and seeds, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 15, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014