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Felicita  De Los Angeles
Felicita is 52 years old and has been working in agriculture for several years. She cultivates beans and corn and when her crops are ready she stores them in the granary shown in the photo, in order to commercialize them later. By selling her crops she is able to cover the household expenses. She is a responsible, honest, and hard-working woman that lives with her four children.

Felicita is applying for a loan in order to buy agriculture inputs such as herbicides, organic fertilizers, seeds, fertilizers, etc. so that she can increase her income and improve her economic stability. Her profits are not enough to pay for these expenses.
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Doña Felicita de 52 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años siembra frijol y maiz cuando sus cosechas ya estan listas las almacena en el granero que muestra la fotografia para luego comercializarloz, con las ventas que realiza de sus cosechas logra solventar los gastos que tiene en su hogar, es una mujer responsable, honesta y trabajadora vive con sus cuatro hijos. Doña felicita está solicitando un credito para poder comprar insumos para su cosecha como: herbicidas, abonos, semillas, fertilizantes, etc. ya que con lo que gana no le alcanza para cubrir esos gastos y asi tener mejores ingresos y tener una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 628
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,084,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Felicita De Los Angeles to buy herbicides, organic fertilizers, seeds, fertilizers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014