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Gladis Margarita
Gladis, 38, cultivates corn and sorghum. She lives with her husband and their four children in their own home but do not have basic services (water and electricity), but with what she makes selling the grains, she can provide a little of what her family needs along with her husband.

She is requesting this loan to buy more agricultural supplies so she can keep providing what her family needs.
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Doña Gladis de 38 años de edad se dedica al cultivo de maiz y maicillo, vive con su esposo y sus 4 hijos en casa propia pero no posee los servicios basicos (agua y luz),pero con lo que vende de sus granos basicos puede llevar un poco de lo que su familia necesita junto con su esposo, ella solicita credito para poder comprar mas insumos agricolas y asi seguirle dando lo que su familia necesita.

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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
  • 362
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,217,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Gladis Margarita to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 8, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014