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María Romilia
María Romilia is 60 years old and lives in Soyapango, located in the San Salvador department. María is a very responsible, hard working woman who lives with and supports her two grandchildren; an 11 year old girl and a 10 year old boy. She toils so that they will have all they need to live healthy and happy and to have a bright future.

María sells women’s clothing, shoes and slippers, and maternity clothes. Her business is located in the center of San Salvador, where she begins work at 8:00 am and works until 6:30 pm. She has lots of competition, as there are many types of vendors in the area, but most of her sales are because her prices are competitive.

She is asking for this loan so that she can expand her inventory and buy at lower prices. She plans to pass the savings on to her customers so that she can increase her sales and income.
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María Romilia M. de 60 años de edad, reside en el municipio de Soyapango, ubicado en el departamento de San Salvador. María es una señora muy responsable y trabajadora la cual vive junto a sus dos nietos, una niña de 11 años de edad y un niño de 10 años de edad, los cuales están al completo cuidado de María, y por quienes debe de velar por que tengan un mejor futuro y un presente en el cual cuenten con todo lo necesario para vivir de una forma saludable y feliz. La señora María se dedica a la venta de ropa para damas, así mismo vende zapatos y sandalias, y vende ropa para embarazadas. El negocio se encuentra en el centro de San Salvador, donde inicia su trabajo desde las 8 de la mañana hasta las 6:30 de la tarde, posee mucha competencia, ya que en este lugar existen diferentes tipos de ventas, pero en su mayoría son ventas de ropa en donde los precios son muy competitivos. Es por esta razón que ella solicita un préstamo con el deseo de poder aumentar su inventario, y de esta forma contar con el dinero necesario para comprar por mayor para obtener la ropa y los zapatos a precios más bajos y así vender más barato, lo que le permita contar con más clientes, lo que se traduzca en mayores ganancias.

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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
  • 664
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,134,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Romilia expand her inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 25, 2010
Listed
May 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 21, 2011