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Marta Lidia
Marta is 56 years old and lives in her own house together with her life companion and a 16 year old daughter who is currently studying. She raises pigs for a living and has done so for more than 10 years. She also has a store in her home. She is a kind, hardworking person and is very entrepreneurial. She struggles to get her family ahead in life. Marta is requesting a loan to buy pigs, concentrate and vitamins to continue with her work, as it is her only source of income and in this way obtain better income and improve her quality of life and that of her family.
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Doña Marta de 56 años de edad, vive en casa propia junto a su compañero de vida y una hija de 16 años de edad quien estudia actualmente, ella se dedica a la crianza de cerdos desde hace mas de 10 años, además posee una tienda en su residencia, es una persona amble, trabajadora y además es muy emprendedora, lucha por sacar a su familia adelante. Doña Marta esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de más cerdos, concentrado y vitaminas para seguir con su trabajo ya que esa es su única fuente de ingresos y de esta manera obtener mayores ganancias y mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 523
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Marta Lidia to buy more pigs, concentrate and vitamins.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2013
Sep 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014