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Maria Maximinia
María Maximinia, 64, lives with her partner and children. She own a bakery where she sells among other things french bread, pastries, cakes and quesadillas. She has owned the business for some time now and has gained a lot of experience as a baker. Thanks to this she is always able to profit.

The bakery is located in her home and she sells to several different areas in the community. She is well known for selling the most delicious bread and has a large clientele due to her quality, good prices and excellent service.

Maria is known for her friendliness and honesty. She is a woman dedicated to her work and an entrepreneur who is eager to succeed and have a more prosperous future. Every day she tries her hardest. She knows that love and consistency is the only way to gain the success she wants.

Recently there has been an increase in demand and she wants to take advantage and make a new investment. This is why she is asking INTEGRAL for a loan which will allow her to buy ingredients such as wholesale flour, sugar, milk, eggs, candy etc.

María Maximinia has a good history of payments and is very responsible. She assures that she will be able to pay back the loan and trusts that this will give her family a better quality of life.
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María Maximinia sesenta y cuatro años de edad vive junto a su compañera y sus hijos; ella posee una panadería donde vende pan francés y pan dulce pastelitos, tortas, quesadillas entre otros, ya tiene algún tiempo con el negocio y ha adquirido mucha experiencia en la elaboración de pan, gracias a eso obtiene siempre las mejores ganancias; la panadería esta ubicada en su vivienda y comercializa a diferentes zonas de la comunidad, es muy conocida por vender el pan mas delicioso y se ha hecho de mucha clientela que lo prefiere por la calidad, los buenos precios y el excelente servicio; María se caracteriza por su amabilidad y honestidad, es una mujer dedicada ha su labor, emprendedora con muchas ganas de salir adelante y ganarse un futuro mas prospero, todos los días se esfuerza al máximo con amor y constancia sabe que solo así obtendrá el éxito que tanto desea, últimamente aumento la demanda y quiere aprovechar para realizar una nueva inversión por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar materia prima harina por mayor, azúcar, leche, huevos, dulce, etc. María Maximina tiene buenas referencias de pago y es muy responsable, asegura que podrá saldar la deuda y a la vez confía que le dará a su familia 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
  • 699
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,170,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Maximinia to buy wholesale flour, sugar, milk, eggs, candy.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013