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María Magdalena
María resides in the municipality of Colón, La Libertad department. María is 40 years old and separated from her husband. Presently, she lives with her 2 children only, 19 year old Javier and 12 year old Ángela. María does not receive help from the father of her children but her son is a great help to her. In addition to studying, he has acquired a part-time job, to earn income and to help his mother with household expenses.

María, for her part, attends to her business, a beauty salon and store with inventories of personal care and cosmetic products. For María it is very important to obtain this loan, to invest in merchandise and to expand her business.

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María Magdalena H. D. C. resiD. en el departamento D. La Libertad en el municipio D. Colon. María D. 40 años D. edad se encuentra separada D. su esposo y actualmente solo vive con sus dos hijos Javier D. 19 años D. edad y Ángela D. 12 años D. edad. María no recibe ayuda del padre D. sus hijos pero el hijo mayor D. María es un gran respaldo para ella, ya que a pesar D. ser estudiar a adquirido un trabajo D. medio tiempo, para obtener ingresos y ayudar a su madre con algunos gastos del hogar, María por su lado atienD. su negocio, una sala D. belleza y tienda con inventarios en productos cosméticos y cuidado personal, para María es muy importante adquirir este crédito; para invertir en nueva mercadería y surtir su negocio.

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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
  • 663
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  • $26,134,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped María Magdalena tO SUPPLY HER BUSINESS.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2009
Oct 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010