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María Reina
María Reina G. D. G., age 47, lives in San Francisco Goteras in the Morazán department. She has a restaurant, and she makes different typical foods for breakfast and lunch. The restaurant is located in the central park, and it is called The Overisco.

María lives with her husband; he sells firewood. She also lives with her daughter-in-law, who helps her in the restaurant, and her small grandson. The grandson goes to school. María works from Monday through Saturday making breakfasts and lunches. She sells them to local people and to workers who work in the surrounding areas. She is a very well-known woman in the area because she makes delicious food and offers very good service.

María is requesting a loan to be able to buy rice, corn, beans, meat, vegetables, and other things. These are the ingredients to make the food.

She has a great desire to get ahead and to prosper even more in her business. She wants to do this to be able to live a better way with her family.
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María Reina G. D. G. D. 47 años D. edad, resiD. en San Francisco Goteras, ubicado en el departamento D. Morazán. Ella posee un comedor, en el cual se dedica a elaborar diferentes tipos D. comida para desayunos y almuerzos, el comedor está ubicado en el parque central llamado el Overisco. La señora María vive junto a su esposo el cual se dedica a la venta D. leña, así mismo vive junto a su nuera quien le ayuda en el comedor, y junto a su pequeño nieto quien se dedica a estudiar. María trabaja D. lunes a sábado, elaborando desayunos y almuerzos, los cuales comercializa con habitantes del lugar y con trabajadores que trabajan en los alrededores. Ella es una señora muy conocida en el lugar, ya que elabora alimentos muy deliciosos y así mismo brinda muy buen servicio. María solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar: arroz, maíz, frijoles, carne, verduras y otras más, las cuales son la materia prima para la elaboración D. los alimentos. Ella cuenta con un gran deseo D. salir adelante y así prosperar aún más en su negocio para poder vivir D. una forma mejor con su familia.

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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
  • 704
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,173,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Reina buy vegetables, basic grains, and other products to make food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2010
May 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011