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Martha Irene
Martha lives with her five children in her aunt's house. She has a shop where she sells staple items such as beans, milk, eggs, bread and more. Martha has had the business for many years and it has given her lots of experience in sales, allowing her to earn high profits. The shop is in her home and is well known to locals in the area. Martha has many customers. The shop is well-stocked and she wants to increase business and invest more. However, she needs capital so is applying for a loan that will allow her to buy necessary items for her shop. She assures us that she will pay off the debt and also says that the loan with provide her family a better quality of life.
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doña martha vive con sus 5 hijo en casa de una tia; ella posee una tienda donde vende artículos de primera necesidad, frijoles, leche, huevos, pan, entre otros, tiene muchos años con su negocio y eso le ha regalado experiencia en las ventas que le permite obtener las mejores ganancias, esta ubicada en su lugar de residencia es muy reconocida por los vecinos de la zona , se ha hecho de mucha clientela, pues tiene la tienda surtida, ella quiere acrecentar el negocio y realizar una nueva inversión pero necesita de capital por eso solicita un crédito que le permita comprar lo necesario para su tienda, asegura que cancelara la deuda y a la vez confía en que le dará a su familia una mejor calidad de vida

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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
  • 719
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,090,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Martha Irene to buy merchandise (sweets, eggs, oil and more).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014