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Olinda Del Transito
Olinda is 60 years old and she lives in her own house with her husband and her son. She has worked in agriculture for 30 years. She plants corn and sorghum. Thanks to her work she has been able to get ahead with her family and she has been able to cover the household expenses.

Olinda is requesting a loan to be able to improve her land, which is shown in the photograph, and to buy agricultural supplies like manure, seeds, fertilizers, herbicides and everything necessary for her planting and thus be able to obtain better harvests in order to continue giving her family everything they need without any limitations.
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Doña olinda de 60 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposo y su hijo, Ella se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 30 años siembra maiz y sorgo, gracias a su trabajo ha sacado a adelante a su familia y ha podido solventar los gastos de su hogar. Doña Olinda esta solicitando un crédito para poder mejorar su terreno que es el que muestra en la fotografía y comprar insumos agrícolas como: Abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, herbicidas y todo lo necesario para su siembra y asi poder obtener mejores cosechas para seguirle dando a su familia todo lo necesario sin limitación alguna

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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
  • 699
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,168,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Olinda Del Transito to improve the land and to purchase seeds, fertilizers, manure, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 30, 2013
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014