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Hicela Guadalupe
Hicela is 31 years old. She lives with her family in a home the own. She has worked growing corn and beans for several years. With her sales of basic grains she is able to cover her household expenses. She is asking for a loan to allow her to buy fertilizer, pesticide, herbicide and foliar feed, as well as to be able to improve the land where she plants, as the photo shows. She will be able to continue with her crops to obtain better harvests to be able to make more income and have a better life with her family.
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Doña Hicela de 31 años de edad vive con su familia en casa propia, se dedica a la agricultura siembra maiz y frijol desde hace varios años con las ventas que realiza de sus granos basicos logran cubrir los gastos de su hogar, ella solicita un credito que le permita comprar abonos, pesticidas, herbisidas y foliares y poder mejorar el terreno donde siembra asi como muestra la fotografia y poder seguir con sus cosechas para poder obtener mejores ganancias y tener una mejor vida con su familia

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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
  • 705
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,614,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Hicela Guadalupe to buy agricultural materials and to do improvements on the land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 9, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014