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María Roselia
María Roselia, 61, is very dedicated to the well-being of her household. She lives with a son who is her only support and with whom she shares the household expenses. María has a business selling ice and various types of soda, which she sells in her home.

She's requesting a loan from Integral with which she'll be able to buy wholesale soda, which sells very well, especially on the weekend. María has a huge desire to be able to get ahead and have a better life with her son. This is why she hopes to improve her business.
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María Roselia de 61 años de edad, es una señora muy dedicada al bienestar de su hogar, vive junto a un hijo quien es su único apoyo y con quien dividen los gastos del hogar. María posee una venta de sodas de diferentes sabores y hielo, lo que comercializa en su casa de habitación. Ella solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL con el cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de sodas, las cuales se venden muy bien sobre todo los fines de semana. María tiene un enorme deseo de poder salir adelante y contar con una vida mejor junto a su hijo, por lo que espera mejorar su negocio.

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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
  • 747
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped María Roselia to buy soda to supply her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2012
Sep 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013