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Dora Alicia
Dora Alicia, 34, lives with her partner and her children. She works growing corn, beans, and sorghum. She has been working in this sector for many years and this has given her a lot of experience which allows her to have better harvests. The land she works is located in a very agricultural area and very close to her home. She trades in the areas surrounding her community and she has a lot of steady customers who prefer her for the quality, good prices and excellent service.

Dora is an active and energetic woman who is dedicated to her work. She is always looking for alternatives that will open the door to success and she will not give up until she achieves it. In the last planting season, they had some losses and she wants to recover from that. That is why she is applying for a loan from INTEGRAL that will allow her to buy corn, bean, and sorghum seeds, as well as manure, insecticide, herbicide, etc. Dora Alicia has good payment references. She is sure she will be able to pay off the loan and she is also confident that it will give her family a better quality of life.
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Dora Alicia de treinta y cuatro años de edad vive junto a su compañero de vida y sus hijos, ella se dedica a al cultivo de maíz, frijol y maicillo, tiene varios años de trabajar en el rubro y eso le ha regalado mucha experiencia que le permite obtener las mejores cosechas, el terreno de cultivo esta ubicado en una zona de alta incidencia agrícola y muy cercano a su vivienda; comercia en todos los alrededores de la comunidad y se ha hecho de mucha clientela fija que la prefiere por la calidad, buenos precios y excelente servicio; Dora es una mujer activa, enérgica y dedicada a su labor siempre esta buscando las mejores alternativas que le abran camino al éxito y no piensa rendirse hasta lograrlo; en la ultima temporada de siembra tuvieron algunas perdidas y quiere recuperarse por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla de maíz, frijol, maicillo, abono, insecticida, herbicida, etc. Dora Alicia tiene buenas referencias de pago asegura que podrá saldar la deuda y a la vez confía que le dará a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 708
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,683,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dora Alicia to buy seed for corn, beans, sorghum, as well as manure, insecticide, and herbicide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014