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Maria Clementina
María works selling firewood and tamales. She lives only with three grandchildren, aged 16, 12, and 7, who are dependent on her. María has been a merchant; she learned the business 14 years ago. She operates her business from seven in the morning until six in the evening, Monday through Sunday.

Currently, she is requesting a loan because she needs to buy more firewood on a wholesale basis, since she sells more in the [Southern Hemisphere] winter season. She will also keep producing tamales, and for these she will buy an abundant quantity of corn. This loan will allow Maria to expand her business, in the expectation of obtaining better sales.

Her aspirations are to work hard for her family, improve their living conditions and also to improve the infrastructure in her home.
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María, se dedica a la venta de leña y tamales, vive solamente con tres nietos de 16, 12, y 7 años de edad, quienes dependen de ella, María ha sido comerciante, aprendió el negocio desde hace 14 años lo atiende desde las siete de la mañana hasta las seis de la tarde, del lunes a domingo.
Actualmente solicita un préstamo porque necesita comprarse más leña por mayor, ya que por la época del invierno se vende más, también seguirá produciendo tamales para estos comprará maíz en abundancia, este préstamo incrementará el negocio de María, esperando obtener mejores ventas.
La aspiración de ella es trabajar arduamente por su familia, mejorar sus condiciones de vida así como también mejorar las instalaciones de la vivienda.

About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 469
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  • $23,276,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $500 helped Maria Clementina to buy corn and firewood.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 11, 2012
Listed
Jun 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Jul 8, 2012