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Maria Carmelina
Maria is 53 years old. She and her husband live in their own home with their four children. She sells bread in a park near their home. She has a lot of customers. She has had her business for 13 years, and with her earnings and her husband's help has been able to cover the household expenses. She is requesting a loan to buy more bread and increase her income so she can offer her family greater economic stability.
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Doña Maria de 53 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus 4 hijos en casa propia, se dedica a la venta de pan frances en un parque que esta cerca de su lugar de residencia tiene mucha clientela, tiene 13 años de realizar ese trabajo y con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas y con la ayuda de su esposo han logrado cubrir los gastos que se le presentan en su hogar, ella solicita un credito para poder comprar mas pan frances y asi obtener mejores ganancias y poderle dar a su familia una mejor estabilidad economica.

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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
  • 779
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,218,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Maria Carmelina to buy bread to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014