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Juana Marisol
Juana, 37, lives with her husband and three kids that are 18, 16 and 13 years old, all students. They all live in a house of their own. She has been growing corn and beans for fifteen years and sells her produce in nearby marketplaces. With the profits from the sales she covers some of the home expenses.

Juana is requesting a loan to buy seeds, compost, fertilizers, herbicides, etc. in order to continue harvesting and give her family a better quality of life.
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Doña Juana tiene 37 años de edad y vive en casa propia con su esposo y sus tres hijos de 18, 16 y 13 años de edad ellos estudian actualmente, ella se dedica al cultivo de maíz y frijol desde hace 15 años, vende sus productos en los mercados que están cerca de su lugar de residencia con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, doña Juana está solicitando un crédito para la compra de semillas, abonos, fertilizantes, herbicidas, etc. Para seguir con su siembra 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
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,653,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Juana Marisol to buy seeds, compost, fertilizers, herbicides, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 30, 2013
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014