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Celia Dinora
Celia lives with her husband and their six children in their own home. She has been farming for several years and grows corn and beans. With her sales of basic staples and with her husband's help, they manage to cover their household expenses.

She's requesting a loan that will allow her to buy manures, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, and also improve the land shown in the photo, which is where she plants her crops. This will enable her to keep harvesting so that she can get better earnings and have a better life with her family.
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Doña Celia vive con su esposo y sus 6 hijos en casa propia, se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años siembra maiz y frijol con las ventas que realiza de sus granos basicos y con la ayuda de su esposo logran cubrir los gastos de su hogar, ella solicita un credito que le permita comprar abonos, pesticidas, herbicidas, foliares y tambien para darle una mejora al terreno que muestra en la fotografia que es donde siembra sus cultivos asi como muestra la fotografia y poder seguir con sus cosechas para poder obtener mejores ganancias y tener una mejor vida con su familia.

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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
  • 779
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,218,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Celia Dinora to buy agricultural supplies and improve the land where she farms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 22, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014