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Maritza Del Carmen
Maritza is 33 years old, and she lives with her life partner and their two children. Her husband works as a carpenter, and they own their home. She works raising chickens to fatten, a job that she has worked at for more than a year.

Maritza is requesting a loan to purchase chickens to fatten, chicken feed, vitamins and also to remodel the chicken pen where she keeps the chickens. This way, she will be able to continue with her work and give her family a better quality of life.
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Maritza de 33 años de edad vive con su compañero de vida y sus dos hijos, su esposo se dedica a la albañilería, el lugar donde vive es propio, ella se dedica a la crianza de pollo de engorde actividad que desarrolla hace más de un año, Maritza solicita un crédito para la compra de de pollos de engorde, concentrados, vitaminas y además de eso invertirá en la remodelación de una galera que es donde mantiene a las pollos, y así poder seguir con su trabajo 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
  • 547
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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 $1,000 helped Maritza Del Carmen to purchase chickens to fatten up, chicken feed, vitamins and to remodel a chicken pen.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2014
Aug 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2016