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Maria Dominga
María, age 34, lives with her husband and her daughter. Her husband is employed by a very stable company.

María has her own business making tortillas. This business is stable with several fixed customers. Tortillas are essential to the diet of people of this country, and it is a compliment to all meals.

María works Mondays through Sundays every noontime and every afternoon. She is a kind, responsible person who is devoted to her household and her daughter.

María is requesting a loan from Integral in order to be able to buy corn wholesale and to get it at lower prices. That will allow her to get more profit from her sales. She will buy firewood and lime powder in order to cook the corn. She will later grind it in order to make dough, and she will be able to make the tortillas.
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María de 34 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo quien es empleado de una empresa bastante estable, y así mismo vive junto a su hija. María se dedica a su negocio propio en el que elabora tortillas, este es un negocio estable con varios clientes fijos. Las tortillas son primordiales en la dieta de las personas de este país ya que es complemento de todas las comidas. María trabaja de lunes a domingo cada mediodía y cada tarde, ella es una persona amable, responsable y muy dedicada a su hogar y su hija. María solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL para poder comprar maíz por mayor y obtenerlo a precios más bajos, lo que le permitirá obtener más ganancias de sus ventas, así mismo para comprar leña y cal para cocinar el maíz que posteriormente muele para convertirlo en masa y poder hacer las tortillas.

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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
  • 743
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,264,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Maria Dominga to buy corn, firewood, and lime powder to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2013
Feb 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013