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Estela Maribel
Estela Maribel R. D. P. is a single mother of two children who are 10 and 12 years old. She lives in Soyapango, located in the department of San Salvador. Estela has a tortilla stand in the El Matazano market which is located in the municipality of Soyapango. She has been in this business for six years and it allows her to proviD. everything necessary to her two small children who are her priority.

With the desire to be able to proviD. her children with a better life, Estela is requesting a loan so that she can buy a new cooker to make the tortillas, as well as propane gas tanks and wholesale corn and beans. Estela wants to get ahead and this way, have a better life for herself and her family.

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Estela Maribel R. D. P., madre soltera D. dos hijos D. 10 y 12 años D. edad, resiD. en Soyapango, ubicado en el departamento D. San Salvador. Ella posee una tortillería la cual está ubicada en el mercado D. la colonia El Matazano ubicado en el mismo municipio D. Soyapango. Ella cuenta con 6 años D. contar con este negocio el cual le permite brindarles todo lo necesario a sus dos pequeños hijos los cuales son la prioridad en su vida. Con el deseo D. poder brindarles una vida mejor a sus pequeños, Estela solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar una nueva cocina para hacer las tortillas, así mismo comprar cilindros D. gas propano y también comprar maíz y frijol por mayor. Estela desea salir adelante y D. esta forma contar con una vida mejor para ella y 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
  • 705
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Estela Maribel to purchase corn and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2010
Oct 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012