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Marta, 60, lives with her family in a house of their own. She is a responsible, enterprising and hardworking woman. She has been raising milk cows for some years and sells her dairy products to locals. She has a good customer base and has managed to earn her customers’ trust. She offers good quality and low prices.

Marta has decided to invest in her animals, since her business depends on them. This is why she decided to request a loan to buy vitamins and feed for her cows. She will be able to continue providing for her family, giving them anything they might need.
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Marta de 60 años de edad vive con su familia en casa propia, ella es una mujer trabajadora, responsable y muy emprendedora, desde hace varios años se dedica a la crianza de ganado bovino y a la producción y venta de productos lácteos en la zona donde reside. Tiene muy buena clientela ya que ha sabido ganarse la confianza de sus clientes. Ofrece calidad y buenos precios en sus productos, ha decidido invertir en el cuidado de sus ganados ya que de eso depende su negocio. Por eso ha solicitado un crédito para poder comprar vitaminas y concentrado para el ganado y asi poder seguirle dando a su familia una mejor calidad de vida sin limitaciones algunas.

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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
  • 864
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,299,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Marta to buy vitamins and feed for her cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015