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Martha  Nohemy
Martha is 39 years old and lives in her own house together with her partner and three children. She makes a living selling poliada [a traditional dessert] at a place in the outskirts of her neighborhood. She has many customers due to her kindness and hygiene regarding preparation. With her earnings she is able to cover some home expenses.

Martha is requesting a loan to buy ingredients, such as sugar, milk, flour, cinnamon, etc., so as to be able to continue with her business, which is her sole means of income. With it she hopes to give her family a better quality of life.
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Doña martha de 39 años de edad vive en casa propia con su compañero de vida y sus tres hijos, ella se dedica a la venta de poliada desde hace varios años su negocio lo tiene ubicado en las afueras de su colonia, tiene mucha clientela por su amabilidad e higiene al preparar los alimentos, con lo poco que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, doña Martha esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de ingredientes como: azúcar, leche, harina, canela, etc. y poder seguir con su negocio ya que esa es su única fuente de trabajo y así 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
  • 740
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,296,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Martha Nohemy to buy sugar, milk, flour, cinnamon, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2013
Sep 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014