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Maria Edith
María Edith is 58 years old, and lives with her life companion and her two children in their own house.

She sells vegetables, meat, chicken and other items. All of her merchandise is top quality, and she sells it at affordable prices. She is very well known in the area where she lives, has a great deal of experience selling, and has acquired a large clientele. This, in addition to her excellent service, allows her to stay ahead of the competition.

María is a woman who loves what she does, and works from an early hour until the end of the day, to be able to share her earnings with her family; as for her they are the most important thing. She is an enterprising, energetic woman, and has a great desire to succeed. She wants to achieve success and will not rest until she does. In recent weeks, demand for products has increased and she needs to increase her investment.

That is why she's applying to Integral for a loan that will allow her to buy vegetables, chicken, meat, etc. María Edith has good payment references from people who know her. She says she will be able to pay off the debt within the timeframe established, and at the same time has faith that she will be able to bring financial security to her household.
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María Edith de cincuenta y ocho años de edad vive junto a su compañero de vida y sus dos hijos en casa propia. Ella se dedica a la venta de verduras, carnes, pollo entre otros, toda su mercadería es de primera calidad y la vende a precios accesibles, es muy conocida en la zona donde reside, tiene mucha experiencia en las ventas y se ha hecho de mucha clientela que le permite estar adelante de la competencia, además de su excelente servicio; María es una mujer que ama su labor, trabaja desde muy temprano para al final del día poder compartir con lo mas importante para ella su familia, es emprendedora, enérgica y con muchas ganas de salir adelante, quiere alcanzar el éxito y no descansara hasta lograrlo, en las ultimas semanas aumento la demanda de su producto y necesita aumentar la inversión por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar verduras, pollo, carne etc. María Edith tiene buenas referencias de pago por parte de sus conocidos, asegura que podrá saldar la deuda en el periodo establecido y al mismo tiempo tiene fe que podrá llevar a su hogar seguridad económica.

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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
  • 653
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,134,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Maria Edith to buy vegetables, chicken and meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014