Maria Francisca lives in Colonia El Sol in the department of Chalatenango in the northern part of the country. She lives with her husband, who is 59, and their daughters, aged 29, 22 and 16. They help her in her fishing and fish selling. She does her activity from a canoe that she owns and later she sells her catch in the area where she lives and in nearby communities. She is asking for the loan to buy fishing nets and other materials she need to do her activity.
Dona Maria Francisca, Reside en Colonia El Sol en el departamento de Chalatenango al norte del Pais, junto a su esposo de 59 años y sus hijas que aun estudian (29, 22 y 16 años) y que le ayudan en su actividad de pezca y comercializacion de la misma. La actividad la realiza en una canoa de su propiedad y luego vende su pezca en la zona de residencia y cantones aledaños. Ella solicita el credito para la compra de transmayos (redes para la pezca) y otros insumos necesarios para realizar la actividad.
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.