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María Esperanza
María Esperanza is 53 years old and resides in her own home with her life partner, her three children, and two grandchildren. Doña María is an incredible woman and an example of how hard work can help with the household finances and provide one’s family with a better quality of life. She has a tortilla stand and a small store where she offers basic necessities. Her customers prefer to do business with her because of her friendliness and good service. As a result, her clientele has grown. María is an enterprising woman and has no plans of quitting despite her age.

Her dream is to improve the quality of life of her loved ones. For this reason, she is requesting a loan from Apoyo Integral so that she can buy what she needs to restock her store such as oil, rice, sugar, beans, salt, coffee, as well as corn for making her delicious tortillas. With this assistance, she hopes to generate more income so that she can continue supporting her family.
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María Esperanza de 53 años de edad, reside en casa propia con su compañero de vida, tres hijos y dos nietos. Doña María es una mujer increíble y ejemplar ya que ha trabajado y sigue trabajando duramente para ayudar con la economía de su hogar y dar a su familia una mejor calidad de vida. Ella posee un puesto de tortillas y a la vez tiene una pequeña tiendita en donde ofrece diferentes productos de primera necesidad. Los clientes la prefieren por su amabilidad y buen servicio y esto ha hecho que su clientela aumente. Ella es una mujer emprendedora y a pesar de su avanzada edad no se da por vencida.

Su sueño es mejorar la calidad de vida de sus seres queridos y para ello necesita más ingresos es por esta razón que ha decidido solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL que le permita comprar lo necesario para mantener surtida su tienda con diferentes artículos como aceite, arroz, azúcar, frijoles, sal, café y maíz para tener las ricas tortillas a la hora. Con esto espera obtener mayores ganancias para seguir ayudando a su familia.

Additional Information

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
  • 604
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,544,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped María Esperanza to purchase corn for making tortillas and merchandise for her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 11, 2011
Listed
May 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 20, 2011