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Nora Alicia
Thirty-seven year-old Nora earns a living cultivating corn and beans. She lives with her husband and their six year-old son. She is hard-working and very responsible with her family obligations. She has always been known for giving her best to her son. With the sales from her harvests she manages to cover her household expenses.

Nora is requesting a loan to buy fertilizers, manure, seeds and tools for her crops to improve the fields where she plants. This way she will increase her income and be able to provide her family with a better quality of living.
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Doña Nora de 37 años de edad se dedica al cultivo de maiz y frijol vive con su esposo y su hijo de 6 años, es una persona trabajadora y muy responsable con sus obligaciones de hogar, ya que siempre se ha caracterizado por brindarle lo mejor a su hijo con las ventas que realiza de sus cosechas logra solventar los gastos de su hogar, Doña Nora esta solicitando un credito para poder comprar fertilizantes, abonos, semillas y herramientas para sus cultivos y tambien para mejorar el terreno donde siembra y asi pueda tener mejores ingresos y darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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 $600 helped Nora Alicia to purchase agricultural supplies: fertilizers, manure, seeds, etc. and to improve her fields.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014