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Sonia  Elizabeth
Sonia Elizabeth is 40 years old. She lives with her husband and four minor children. She and her husband grow corn, beans and loroco, which they sell in the area markets. She also has a sewing workshop where she makes uniforms for schoolchildren and workers. Sonia is asking for a loan from INTEGRAL to be able to buy fabric, thread, buttons and all necessary materials to make uniforms. She also wants to buy fertilizer to care for her crops. Sonia is very responsible and dedciated to everything she does in order to get ahead.
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Sonia Elizabeth de 40años de edad, vive junto a su esposo y cuatro hijos menores de edad. Ella se dedica junto a su esposo a la siembra de maíz, frijoles y loroco, los cuales comercializan en mercados de la zona. Así mismo ella posee un taller de costurería en donde elabora uniformes para niños y empleados. Sonia solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, para poder comprar telas, hilos, botones y todos los insumos necesarios para elaborar más uniformes. Así también desea comprar abono para el cuidado de sus cultivos. Sonia es muy responsable y dedicada a todo lo que hace para salir adelante.

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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
  • 523
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Sonia Elizabeth to buy corn seed to plant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013