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María Antonia
Maria Antonia is 53, and lives in her own home with her husband, who is 60, and her adult daughter. Maria sells various goods such as dairy products, drinks, chickens, and used clothing. As with every enterprising woman, she has made her home into a business, and has worked in this occupation for many years.

Her customers prefer her more each day, because she is a woman devoted to her work, to offering good prices and quality, and to always satisfying customer needs. She always tries to be up-to-date with products, so that customers always find what they are looking for.

Maria has many dreams, and one of them is to see her business flourish. All this has motivated her to make the decision to apply to Integral for this loan, hoping that in this way, she will improve her situation, and succeed in realizing her dream.

She wants the loan in order to buy the supplies she needs; such as milk, drinks, chickens, and used clothing. This will allow her to attract more customers, and in this way, gain access to a better quality of life.
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María Antonia de 53 años de edad, habita en casa de su propiedad junto con su esposo de 60 años de edad y su hija la cual ya es mayor de edad. La señora María se dedica a la venta de diferentes productos tales como: lácteos, bebidas, pollos y ropa usada, etc. Como toda mujer emprendedora ha hecho de su casa un negocio, tiene muchos años de dedicarse a esta actividad. Cada día los clientes la prefieren mas por ser una mujer dedicada en su trabajo, ofrecer buenos precios, calidad y por siempre satisfacer las necesidades de estos. Siempre trata de estar al día con los productos de tal forma que los clientes siempre encuentren lo que buscan. La señora María tiene muchos sueños y uno de ellos es ver su negocio florecer. Todo esto la ha impulsado a tomar la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL con la esperanza de que de esta manera va mejorar su situación y lograra alcanzar su sueño. El crédito lo quiere para invertirlo en la compra de los insumos necesarios como: leche, bebidas, pollos y ropa usada, etc. Que le permitan a traer a mas clientes y poder así accesar a una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 768
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,698,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped María Antonia to buy milk, drinks, chickens and used clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2012
Listed
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013