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Marta Alicia
Marta, 57, has been earning a living making and selling piñatas for 10 years; her business is home-based. She has a good clientele because of her good prices and the quality of her products. She uses profits earned from her work and help she gets from her husband to cover some of the household expenses.

Marta is asking for a loan to buy the supplies needed to make piñatas like: colored paper, wire, newsprint, glue, etc. to stay in business and to be able to give her family better quality of life.
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Doña Marta de 57 años de edad se dedica a la elaboración y venta de piñatas desde hace 10 años su negocio lo tiene ubicado en su lugar de residencia, tiene buena clientela por los buenos precio y la calidad de sus productos con las ganancias que obtiene de su trabajo y la ayuda de su esposo logran solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, doña marta esta solicitando un préstamo para poder comprar los materiales necesarios para elaborar la piñatas como: papel de colores, alambre, papel periódico, pegamento, etc. y poder seguir con su negocio para darle 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
  • 725
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,126,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Marta Alicia to buy colored paper, wire, newsprint, glue, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014