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Edelmira De Jesus
Edelmira is 42 years old and lives with her family in their own home. She works cultivating corn and beans. She has been working in agriculture for 15 years and this has given her much experience that allows her to produce better crops. When her crops are ready, she goes to sell them at different markets near her home. She has many customers who prefer her crops for the quality, good prices and, above all, the great service.

She needs to invest and, for this, she is requesting a loan that will allow her to buy seeds, insecticides, fertilizer, herbicides, etc. and to improve the land shown in the photograph. She assures that she will be able to pay off the debt in the established time period and, at the same time, she is confident that she will raise the economic security of her household.
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edelmira de 42 años de edad vive junto a su familia en casa propia, ella se dedica al cultivo de maíz y frijol, tiene 15 años de trabajar en la agricultura y eso le ha regalado mucha experiencia que le permite obtener las mejores cosechas, cuando su cosecha ya esta lista sale a comercializarla a los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su casa, ya tiene mucha clientela que la prefieren por la calidad, los buenos precios y sobre todo por el buen servicio; ella necesita invertir por eso le solicita un credito que le permita comprar semillas, insecticida, fertilizantes, abonos, herbicida, etc. y mejorar el terreno que muestra la fotografía, asegura que podrá cancelar la deuda en el periodo establecido y a la vez confía que llevara a su hogar seguridad 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
  • 793
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,672,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Edelmira De Jesus to buy seeds, insecticides, fertilizer, herbicides, etc. and to improve the land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
May 27, 2014
Listed
Jun 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 26, 2015