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Margoth Isabel
Margoth lives in her own home together with her 21-year-old son, her daughter-in-law and her grandson. Her business is preparing snacks (French fries, fried cassava, empanadas, tamales, etc.). She makes her sales as an itinerant street vendor near her home. Thanks to her sales, and with the help of her son, she has managed to cover her household expenses.

Margoth is requesting a loan to buy ingredients that she uses in preparing her snacks such as oil, potatoes, corn (for the tamales), plantains, etc. This will allow her to continue supporting her household and cover any expenses that may occur.
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Doña Margoth es comerciante, vive con su hijo de 21 años, su nuera y su nieto en casa propia y elabora antojitos (papas fritas, yuca frita, empanadas, tamales, etc) que vende de forma ambulante cerca de su lugar de residencia, gracias a las ventas que realiza y a la ayuda de su hijo han logrado solventar los gastos de su hogar. Doña Margoth pide financiamiento para la compra de productos que utiliza en la elaboracion de sus antojitos como: aceite, papas, maiz para los tamales, platanos y todo los ingredientes para su elaboracion y asi poder seguir manteniendo su hogar y porder solventar los gastos que se le pueden presentar.

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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
  • 609
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,030,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Margoth Isabel to buy ingredients for making empanadas, tamales and French fries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2014