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Evangelina, 36, lives with her husband and her 2 children in her own home. She has been working as a farmer for a number of years. When her harvest is ready, she stores it in the silos that are seen in the photograph, and then later she goes out to sell her products. With her earnings, and with the help of her husband, she manages to cover the household expenses. She is requesting a loan to purchase organic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and leaf fertilizer so that she can continue with her harvests and obtain better earnings. This way, she can have a better life with her husband and children.
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Doña Evangelina de 36 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus 2 hijos en casa propia, se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años cuando su cosecha ya esta lista la va alamcenando en los graneros que muestra en la fotografiapara luego salir a comercializarlos con las ventas que realiza y con la ayuda de su esposo logran cubrir los gastos de su hogar ella solicita un credito que le permita comprar abonos, pesticidas, herbisidas y foliares y poder seguir con sus cosechas para poder obtener mejores ganancias y tener una mejor vida con su esposo y sus hijos

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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
  • 549
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Evangelina to buy agricultural supplies (seeds, fertilizers, etc.).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014