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Maria Cristina

Update on Maria Cristina

María needs to invest in her business. For this reason, she is requesting another loan. She will invest her loan in buying fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, milk and bread to offer in her business. She is motivated because her previous investment gave her good results. Her profits increased and she was able to repay her loan punctually. Her family's conditions improved because she had more money available and so was able to offer a better life to her family over these months.
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María, necesita invertir en el negocio, por esta razón solicita otra vez un préstamo, e invertirlo en frutas, verduras, carnes, huevos, leche, pan, para ofrecer en el negocio, ella está motivada, ya que la inversión anterior le dio buenos resultados, sus ganancias aumentaron y pudo pagar el préstamo sin atrasos; la condición familiar mejoro, pues al tener disponible más dinero, también pudo ofrecer una vida mejor en estos meses a la familia.

Previous Loan Details

María is a mother and lives with her two children. She has been a merchant for 30 years and works sells fruit, vegetables and cheese. She has been in this business for a long time and learned the trade from her family, who are merchants. She needs a loan for the purchase of vegetables like ... More from Maria Cristina's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 715
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,098,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Cristina to buy fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, milk and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Maria Cristina. It was first posted on Kiva on Jun, 2011. Learn More