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María Hilda
María Hilda C. M., 49, lives in the department of Chalatenango. She lives with her husband and a grandson who is in her care and who goes to school. Maria has a mill, which is located in her house. People come to her mill to grind corn, beans, rice, tomatoes and other products. This business has proved to be very profitable for Mary since she has many customers, especially those who own tortilla shops as they come daily to grind the corn. Maria has a very good location for her business; there is no competition since she has the only mill in the area. Maria requests a loan to use for maintenance of her mills and she also wants to buy new gasoline motors to make them more efficient. All of this will be with the aim of improving her service and the conditions of her business, since she really needs the earnings it provides as this is her main source of income. Maria hopes to succeed and be able to have a better life.
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María Hilda C. M. de 49 años de edad, reside en el departamento de Chalatenango. Vive en compañía de su esposo y de un nieto el cual se encuentra a cuidado de ella, y que se dedica a estudiar. María posee un molino, el cual esta ubicado en su casa de habitación, en el cual las personas acude a moler maíz, frijoles, arroz, tomates, y otros productos más. Así mismo este negocio ha demostrado ser muy rentable para María, ya que cuenta con mucha clientela, sobre todo aquellas personas que poseen tortillerías, ya que estas llegan a diario a moler el maíz. Ella cuenta con muy buena ubicación en su negocio, así mismo no posee competencia, ya que es el único molino que se encuentra en el lugar. María solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda darle mantenimiento a los molinos, así mismo comprarles nuevos motores los cuales trabajen con gasolina para mayor eficiencia de estos. Todo esto lo hace con el fin de poder mejorar su servicio y las condiciones de su negocio, ya que ella necesita mucho de las ganancias obtenidas, debido a que son la mayor fuente de ingresos que posee. María desea salir adelante y poder contar con una vida mejor.

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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
  • 756
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  • $25,574,425
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped María Hilda to buy new motors for her mills.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 16, 2010
Listed
Feb 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 26, 2011