María Celia R. lives in the Colon municipality in the La Libertad department. María is 43 years old, is single, and lives just with her mother. María has been working in her business for twenty years, which is the sale of tamales (a regional food). This business is a family tradition – previously her mother ran it, but now it is María who makes her living from making the tamales. She is seeking a loan to buy her business's ingredients, such as corn, chicken, etc.
María Celia R. reside en el municipio de Colon en el departamento de La Libertad. María tiene 43 años de edad, es soltera y vive solamente con su madre. María tiene veinte años de experiencia en su negocio, ha montado una venta de tamales, una costumbre de generación, ya que su madre era antes la que llevaba adelante el negocio y ahora es María, quien se dedica a la elaboración de los mismos, pero ahora ella esta solicitando un crédito para insumos utilizados en su negocio, como maíz, pollo y otros.
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.