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María Teresa
María Teresa C. is 41 years old and lives in the town of Colon in the department of La Libertad. Her husband is 61 years old and retired. The couple has three children (ages 17, 16, and 14). María is a cheerful person who started her tortilla business a few years ago shortly after her husband’s retirement. She was inspired to start her own business so that she could continue supporting her family financially. María has now been in business for eleven years and attributes her success to a stable clientele and high demand. She is requesting a loan to buy supplies so that she can increase her daily production of tortillas.
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María Teresa C. de 41 años de edad reside en el municipio de Colon del departamento de La Libertad con su familia que está compuesta por su esposo de 61 años de edad quien se encuentra jubilado y sus tres hijos de 17, 16 y 14 años de edad. María es una persona muy alegre en su hogar y su negocio, hace unos años empezó con su tortillería a raíz del de la jubilación de su esposo, María tuvo la idea de iniciar su propio negocio en el cual ella podría aportar económicamente al hogar, y es así como ahora con once años de experiencia en su negocio le han dado el éxito de una clientela estable y gran demanda es por eso que ahora solicita de un crédito para comprar insumos y aumentar la producción de tortillas diarias

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 572
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,939,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped María Teresa purchase supplies for her tortilla business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 20, 2009
Listed
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2011