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Ana Gloria
Ana Gloria is a very cheerful, enterprising woman living with her three children and her life companion who also works in agriculture like she does. Ana has a small parcel planted with corn and various vegetables like lettuce, radishes, carrots and others that she sells in various places at wholesale. Her children and her husband help her do her planting and also to provide all the necessary crop maintenance to produce a good product for which she has a wide market. Ana is asking for a loan wishing to improve her business. She will buy a larger amount of seeds to increase her sales which are essential for her family’s support.
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Ana Gloria, es una señora muy alegra y emprendedora que vive junto a sus 3 hijos y su compañero de vida quien al igual que ella se dedica a la agricultura. Ana posee una pequeña parcela en la que siembra maíz y diferentes hortalizas como: lechuga, rábanos, zanahorias y otras más, las cuales comercializa en diferentes lugares, vendiendo por mayor. Sus hijos y esposo le ayudan a realizar la actividad de siembra y también a darle todo el mantenimiento necesario para brindar un mejor producto, el cual posee un mercado muy amplio. Ana solicita un préstamo con todo el deseo de mejorar su negocio y de esta forma comprar mayor cantidad de semilla y así aumentar sus ventas, las cuales son esenciales para el sostenimiento de su familia.

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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.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 555
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ana Gloria to buy corn seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 7, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014