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Maria Luz
Maria is 58 years old and lives in her own home. She works in selling undergarments, and has been a traveling salesperson for 5 years. She sells in different towns that are near her home. With her earnings, she takes care of home expenses.

Maria is requesting a loan to be able to buy more wholesale undergarments and be able to continue with her sales now that this is her only source of work, and in this way have a better quality of life.
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Maria de 58 años de edad vive en casa propia, ella se dedica a la venta de ropa interior desde hace 5 años vende de forma ambulante por las diferentes colonias que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con las ganancias que obtiene logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar. Doña María está solicitando un crédito para poder comprar más ropa interior por mayor y poder seguir con sus ventas ya que esa es su única fuente de trabajo y asi tener 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
  • 734
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,054,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Maria Luz to buy more wholesale clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014