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Fidelina Angel
Fidelina is 42 years old, and has been in the agricultural field for twenty years. She lives with her husband and their seven children in their own home. With her sales of dry grains, she and her husband are able to cover their household expenses.

Fidelina is requesting this loan, which she will use to buy soil fertilizers, leaf treatments, herbicides, and pesticides. This will allow her to continue harvesting, earn greater income, and improve her family's quality of life.
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Doña Fidelina de 42 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus siete hijos en casa propia, se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 20 años con las ventas que realiza de sus granos básicos y con la ayuda de su esposo logran cubrir los gastos de su hogar, Doña Fidelina solicita un crédito que le permita comprar abonos, pesticidas, herbicidas y foliares y seguir con sus cosechas para poder obtener mejores ganancias y tener una mejor calidad de 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
  • 875
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,305,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Fidelina Angel purchase soil- and leaf-based fertilizers, pesticide, and herbicide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 31, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014