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Iris María
Iris María G. C. is 18 years old. She is a very enterprising young woman who has worked together with her mother since she was very young. Her mother works selling various products. Iris also lives with her older sister who is 19. She sells plants in Benedición de Dios Square, in Colón, in La Libertad department.

Iris makes good profits because her plants are very pretty and she sells them at an affordable price. She carries out her business with a desire to improve her family's finances and provide all the help she can to her mother. For this reason, she is requesting a loan which will provide her with the money she needs to invest in new plants such as poinsettias, orchids and others which make very good gift choices this Christmas. With this loan, Iris hopes to improve and continue growing in her business.
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Iris María G. C. de 18 años de edad, es una joven muy emprendedora quien desde muy pequeña ha trabajado junto a su madre, la cual se dedica a la venta de productos varios, así mismo vive junto a su hermana mayor de 19 años de edad. Iris se dedica a la venta de plantas en la plaza llamada Bendición de Dios, ubicada en Colón en el departamento de La Libertad, lugar en el cual cuenta con muy buenas ganancias, debido a que posee plantas muy bonitas y a precios accesibles. Esto lo hace con el deseo de mejorar la economía familiar y poder brindarle toda la ayuda necesaria a su madre. Es por esto que solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda contar con el dinero para invertir en nuevas plantas como: pascuas, orquídeas, entre otras más las cuales sean muy buena opción de regalo para esta navidad. Con esto Iris espera mejorar su negocio y seguir creciendo en el.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 479
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,095,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Iris María to buy plants to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 19, 2010
Listed
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012