Jeny is 30 years old and lives with her two children in a home of her own. She has been farming for a number of years and she stores her harvests in the barns that show up in our photograph, so that she can sell the products in the markets near her home. She is able to cover her household expenses with the proceeds from the sale of her basic grains. She is asking for this loan so that she can buy compost, pesticides, seeds, and other things she needs for her crops, so that she can continue with her harvests, have better earnings, and provide a better life for her son.
Jeny de 30 años de edad vive con sus dos hijos en casa propia, se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años almacena las cosechas en los graneros que muestra la fotografia para luego comercializarlas en los mercados cerca de su lugar de residencia con las ventas que realiza de sus granos basicos logran cubrir los gastos de su hogar, ella solicita un credito que le permita comprar abonos, pesticidas, semillas y otras cosas que necesita para sus cultivos y poder seguir con sus cosechas y asi obtener mejores ganancias y tener una mejor vida con sus hijos.
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.