She has been a client of Apoyo Integral for several years and during this time she has managed to keep improving her business. Her profits have been put to good use to meet the demands of her growing clientele.
Another project she is working on with her profits is the construction of a home for her family. She is just starting and needs to build a retaining wall to protect her home from the landslides which often occur in the winter. Her plot of land is 4 meters above the street level and this creates an insecure situation for the inhabitants of the building.
Due to all this, Mrs.Maritza is requesting a microloan to continue building her home which in turn will help her provide safety and protection for her two children.
Translated from Spanish by Henry Corral, Kiva volunteer.
About Apoyo IntegralApoyo 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.
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