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Daisy Del Carmen
Daysi is 41 years old and lives in her own home with her family. She works in agriculture raising basic crops like corn and beans, and in addition, with strength and dedication, she has a small chicken coup. She works in this sector along with her husband and in that way they provide bread each day for their home. Daysi is an entrepreneurial woman. She is hard-working and responsible. She has always worked raising chickens and selling eggs. In this way she has little by little managed to get ahead and give her family basic sustenance. She lives in very humble conditions along with her family. This motivates her to continue struggling for a different future. She has decided to request this loan from Kiva field partner INTEGRAL in order to invest in the purchase of heifers and chickens. This is how she earns a living and provides food for her family.
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Daysi de 41 años de edad habita en casa de su propiedad junto con su grupo familiar. Ella se dedica a la agricultura de granos básicos como maíz, frijol y además con esfuerzo y dedicación tienen una pequeña crianza de gallinas . Esta actividad la realiza junto a su esposo y es así como logran llevar el pan de cada día a su hogar. Daysi es una mujer emprendedora, trabajadora y responsable. Siempre se ha dedicado a la Crianza de gallinas y venta de huevos. Es así como poco a poco va saliendo adelante y dando a su familia el alimento básico. Vive en condiciones muy humildes junto con su familia, esto la hace agarrar más fuerzas para seguir luchando por un futuro diferente. Ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en la compra de unos novillos, y Gallinas . Es así como se gana la vida y lleva el pan de cada día a su hogar.

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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
  • 556
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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 $700 helped Daisy Del Carmen to invest in the purchase of heifers and chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 2, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013