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Mirna Leonor
Mirna, age 31, works in agriculture. Her main crops are corn and sorghum. She sells her products around her community, and has a large clientele who prefer her business for the quality, good prices, and, above all, the good service. Mirna needs to invest, so she is requesting a loan which will allow her to buy seeds, insecticide, herbicides, fertilizer, etc, and to improve her farmland. Where she lives, the land is coarse and stony; with this loan she will be able to continue with her crops and give her family a better quality of life.
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Mirna de 31 años de edad se dedica a la agricultura su principal siembra es el maíz y el maicillo, comercializa sus productos en los alrededores de la comunidad, ya tiene mucha clientela que la prefiere por la calidad, los buenos precios y sobre todo por el buen servicio; Mirna necesita invertir por eso le solicita un crédito que le permita comprar semillas, insecticida, herbicida, fertilizantes, etc. y mejorar el terreno donde siembra ya que donde ella reside los terrenos son rústicos y pedregosos para seguir con sus siembras y poderle dar 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
  • 553
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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 $350 helped Mirna Leonor to buy seeds, insecticide, herbicide, fertilizers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 19, 2013
Jul 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014