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María Blanca Rosa
María Blanca Rosa C. D. G. lives in Sensuntepeque, a municipality in the Cabanas department. Because of economic difficulties, her husband has found himself having to work two jobs, one as a farmer and one as a bricklayer. Maria, in addition to raising their two children, who are only five and seven years old, helps him by running a small traveling business that sells products out of a catalog. The mobile business is hard for Maria, who gets out onto the streets everyday at 7 am to sell her products, demand for which has started to grow. Maria and her family are asking for a loan to help increase their merchandise so they will be able to offer a larger quantity of products, which will bring in new income and more stability.
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María Blanca Rosa C. D. G. vive en Sensuntepeque, municipio en el departamento D. Cabañas. Debido a dificultades económicas, su esposo se ha visto obligado a llevar dos trabajos, uno D. agricultor y otro D. albañil. Blanca, además D. criar a sus dos hijos D. tan solo 5 y 7 años, le ayuda manejando una humilD. venta ambulante D. productos por catalogo. El trabajo ambulante es muy pesado para María, que sale a las calles diariamente desD. las 7am a vender sus productos, cuya demanda ha empezado a crecer. María y su familia solicitan un préstamo para ampliar su mercadería y poder así ofrecer mayor cantidad D. productos, que la generen nuevos ingresos y un presente más estable.

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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
  • 635
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,078,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped María Blanca Rosa business supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2009
Aug 4, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010