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Maria Eva
55-year-old Maria has made a living in agriculture for 20 years. Her main crops are corn and beans. With the earnings she makes, she manages to cover the expenses of her home. She lives in her own house with her four children and her husband.

Doña Maria is asking for a loan in order to buy supplies like manure, fertilizer, seeds, weed-killer, etc. (as the photo shows) for her crops, so that she can continue with her business and be able to give her family better financial stability.
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Maria de 55 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura desde hace 20 años, su principal siembra es maíz y el frijol con las ganancias que obtiene logra solventar los gastos de su hogar, vive en casa propia con sus cuatro hijos y su esposo, doña maria esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de insumos para su siembra como abonos, fertilizantes, semillas, herbicidas, etc. asi como muestra la fotografía, para seguir con sus y poderle dar a su familia una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 441
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,312,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Maria Eva to buy manure, fertilizer, seeds, weed-killer, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014