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Salvadora Del Transito
Transito is a woman who desires to do her very best for her family so that they can improve little by little and never be stagnant but rather keep striving for a better life. Transito lives with her husband, who works as a labourer alongside her, and their five children. The children are all minors but the oldest ones help with the work.

They sow beans and corn and then sell them in staple food stores and markets. In order to be able to count on extra income and grow their business, Transito requests a loan from INTEGRAL to buy cattle; with which they can produce dairy products to sell, at the same time as starting to buy and sell cattle.
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Transito, es una señora con muchos deseos de dar lo mejor de si para su familia, de modo que puedan mejorar poco a poco y nunca estar estancados sino esforzarse por una vida mejor. Transito vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como jornalero junto a ella y así mismo vive junto a cinco hijos menores de edad, de los cuales los mayores ayudan con el trabajo. Ellos se dedican a la siembra de frijoles y maíz que posteriormente comercializan en diferentes almacenes de granos básicos y mercados. Para poder contar con ingresos extras y crecer en el negocio Transito solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, por medio del cual pueda comprar ganado vacuno, con el que produzca productos lácteos para vender y así mismo para iniciar el negocio de compra y venta de ganado.

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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
  • 587
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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 $500 helped Salvadora Del Transito to buy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 17, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013