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Edith Yolanda
Edith is 28 years old and lives in her own home with her family: her husband and their children. She works in agriculture, growing basic grains such as corn and beans. She does this work together with her husband, and this is how they put bread on the table every day in their home. Edith is an enterprising, hardworking and responsible woman. She has always worked in agriculture so she know very well how to do it. Every year she sells part of her harvest and keeps the rest for consumption. In this way, little by little, she gets by and provides her family with the necessities. Edith would like to increase her harvest, and so she made the decision to request a loan through INTEGRAL to invest in agricultural supplies such as: seeds, manure, insecticides, etc. She also wants to rent a plot of land. This is how she earns a living and provides their daily bread to her household. She hopes that the harvest will be good this year and she will achieve her dream.
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Edith de 28 años de edad y habita en casa de su propiedad junto con su grupo familiar su esposo y sus hijos. Ella se dedica a la agricultura de granos básicos como maíz, frijol. Esta actividad la realiza junto a su esposo y es así como logran llevar el pan de cada día a su hogar. Edith es una mujer emprendedora, trabajadora y responsable. Siempre se ha dedicado a la agricultura por lo que conoce muy bien la manera de hacer esta activada. Cada año realiza esta actividad de la cual vende una parte de su cosecha y la otra la deja para consumo. Es así como poco a poco va saliendo adelante y dando a su familia el alimento básico. Edith desea incrementar mas sus venta y cosecha es por eso que ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en los insumos agrícolas como: semillas, abonos, insecticidas, etc. Y tambien para alquilar una parcela de tierra. Es así como se gana la vida y lleva el pan de cada día a su hogar. Espera que este año la cosecha sea favorable y logre cumplir su sueño

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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
  • 731
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,699,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Edith Yolanda to invest in agricultural supplies such as: seeds, manure, insecticides, etc., and also to rent a plot of land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 23, 2013
Feb 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014