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Miriam Margarita
Miriam Margarita A. C. lives in the municipality of Ilopango in the department of San Salvador with her husband and two children who attend school. Miriam is a very responsible woman and dedicated to her family. She has her own business making pupusas (a traditional Salvadoran dish) which is in great demand as it is the most famous dish in the country.

Miriam works seven days a week making the pupusas from a dough made of maize flour or rice which is stuffed with cheese or pork. Because of their delicious flavour, she has many customers so Miriam wishes to buy more ingredients with the loan money. This way she can make more pupusas and increase sales.
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Miriam Margarita A. C., reside en el municipio de Ilopango, en el departamento de San Salvador, en donde vive junto a su esposo y dos hijos los cuales se dedican a estudiar. Miriam es una señora muy responsable y dedicada a su hogar, quien posee su propio negocio, en el que se encarga de elaborar pupusas, platillo típico salvadoreño, el cual posee una gran demanda por ser el platillo más famoso del país. Miriam trabaja de lunes a domingo, elaborando las pupusas que son hechas de masa de maíz o de arroz, la cual se revuelve con queso, chicharrón y queso. Debido al excelente sabor, Miriam cuenta con muchos clientes, lo que desea aprovechar, por lo que solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de materia prima y de esta forma elaborar mayor cantidad de pupusas y así mejorar sus ventas.

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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
  • 492
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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 $1,000 helped Miriam Margarita to buy ingredients to make pupusas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 9, 2011
Listed
Mar 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013