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Ana Maria
Ana, 31, lives with her life companion and their two children who are 2 and 6 years of age; they live in a house they own. She works in agriculture growing corn and sorghum and she also raises pigs and barnyard fowl. She uses profits obtained to cover some of her household expenses.

Ana’s asking for a loan to buy manure, seeds and fertilizer, among other things and also to improve the land where she’ll plant that’s shown in the photograph so that she can get better crops and attain better economic stability with her family.
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Doña Ana de 31 años de edad, vive con su compañero de vida y sus 2 hijos de 2 y 6 años de edad viven en casa propia, ella se dedica a la agricultura siembra maiz y maicillo tambien a la crianza de cerdos y aves de corral con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar. Doña Ana solicita un credito para la compra de abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, entre otras cosa tambien para el mejoramiento del terreno donde siembra que es el que muestra la fotigrafia para obtener un mejor cultivo y tener una mejor estabilidad economica 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
  • 770
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,245,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Ana Maria to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 26, 2013
May 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014