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María Edith
María Edith, age 52, lives in her own house with her family, which consists of her husband, son, and grandson. María describes herself as a hardworking, responsible and dedicated woman. Her business is making and selling delicious pupusas (stuffed tortillas). She has been involved in this business for many years, which is why she already has a lot of established customers. Her business is located in a strategic location which is very accessible and busy.

María’s dream is to see her business flourish. That’s why she maD. the decision to apply for this loan from INTEGRAL. She will invest the loan in her business by purchasing basic materials (corn, rice, cheese, pork rinds, beans, propane gas, etc.) that will allow her to meet a greater demand so that her sales increase and, along with this, the level of her income. In this way she hopes, God willing, that the quality of life of her and her family improves.

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María Edith D. 52 años D. edad, habita en casa propia junto con su grupo familiar el cual está conformado por su esposo, hijo y nieto. María se caracteriza por ser una mujer trabajadora, responsable y dedicada. Ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta D. deliciosas pupusas. Tiene muchos años D. dedicarse al negocio por lo que ya cuenta con muchos clientes fijos. Su negocio está ubicado en un lugar estratégico el cual es muy accesible y transitado. El sueño D. María es ver florecer su negocio por lo que ha tomado la decisión D. solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su negocio en la compra D. la materia prima necesaria (maíz, arroz, queso, chicharon, frijoles, gas propano, etc.), que permita cubrir una mayor demanda D. tal modo que sus ventas se vean aumentadas así como su nivel D. ingresos. D. esta manera espera y confía en Dios que su calidad D. vida y la D. su familia mejoraran.

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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
  • 677
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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 $725 helped María Edith to buy corn, rice, cheese, pork rinds, beans, propane gas, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2011
Nov 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011