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Marina Del Carmen
Marina del Carmen U. A. is 48 years old and lives in the San Jacinto Neighborhood, located in the capital. She lives with her husband, a hard-working man, and a daughter and son, both 18 years old, who are in school. Marina has her own business marketing flowers, and for 14 years has had a stand in the San Jacinto market. She is well known there and in demand, since Marina not only sells flowers of high quality, but makes floral arrangements for special occasions, such as weddings and baptisms. Her business has allowed her to enjoy a better life, and for this reason she requests a loan to invest even more in sales, buying larger quantities of flowers of different types, as well as baskets, ribbons, cards, and all the materials needed for floral arrangements. What Marina would like most is to serve more people and thus increase her earnings.
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Marina del Carmen U. A. de 48 años de edad, reside en el Barrio San Jacinto, ubicado en la capital del país. Vive junto a su esposo, un señor muy trabajador, y junto a una hija y un hijo ambos de 18 años de edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar. Marina posee su propio negocio en el cual comercializa flores, su puesto está ubicado desde hace 14 años atrás en el mercado de San Jacinto, en donde es muy conocida y buscada por las persona, ya que Marina no solo vende flores de excelente calidad, sino también elabora lindos arreglos florales para toda ocasión como bodas y bautizos. Gracias a este negocio ella ha podido contar con una vida mejor, es por esta razón que solicita un préstamo con el deseo de invertir aún más en su venta, comprando mayor cantidad de flores en diferentes estilos, así mismo comprar canastas, listones, tarjetas y toda la materia prima necesaria para realizar los arreglos floreales, lo que más espera Marina es poder atender mayor cantidad de personas y de esta forma poder percibir mayor cantidad de 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
  • 786
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,698,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Marina Del Carmen to buy flowers and materials for making floral arrangements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 30, 2010
Listed
Aug 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 16, 2011