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Marina Estela
Marina, 50, lives with her husband and her three children, two of whom are dependent on her. She and her husband are merchants. She has had a food stall near her house for 25 years. She has very good customers. Her daughter goes out to distribute the plates of food that her customers order.

She's requesting a loan to be able to buy more merchandise so she can get ahead with her business and give her family a better quality of life.
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Doña Marina de 50 años de edas vive con su esposo y sus 3 hijos los cuales 2 dependen de ella, es comerciante junto con su esposo tiene un puesto de comida desde hace 25 años cerca de su lugar de residencia, tiene muy buena clientela, su hija sale a repartir los platos de comida que le encargan sus clientes, ella solicita credito para poder comprar mas mercaderia y poder seguir adelante con su negocio y darle una mejor calidad de vida a su familia.

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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
  • 747
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Marina Estela to buy products for her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 25, 2013