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Maria Magdalena
Maria is 59 years old. She has worked in agriculture for several years, growing corn and beans. With the sales of her crops she is able to pay for her household expenses. She is a responsible, honest and hardworking woman. She lives with her husband and child. Maria is asking for a loan to be able to buy harvest materials, such as fertilizer, seeds, herbicides, pest control, etc. What she earns isn't enough to cover these expenses and this way she will have better income and more financial stability.
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Maria de 59 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años siembra frijol y maiz y 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 su esposo y su hijo. Maria está solicitando un credito para poder comprar insumos para su cosecha como: fertilizantes, abonos, semillas, herbicidas, controles de plagas, 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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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.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 772
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,203,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Magdalena to buy fertilizer, seeds, herbicides, pest control, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 13, 2013
Listed
Feb 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 17, 2015