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Marlene Elisabeth
Marlene is 32 years old and lives in her own house with her two children, who are both currently studying. Marlene makes a living selling garlic as a street vendor in the different areas near her home. She has many customers as her product is very popular. With the money that she earns from her sales, Marlene manages to get ahead with her two children. Marlene is applying for a loan in order to buy garlic in bulk. She can then continue with her work and offer her children a better quality of life.
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Marlene de 32 años de edad vive en casa propia con sus dos hijos quienes estudian actualmente, ella se dedica a la venta de ajos lo hace de forma ambulante por las diferentes colonias que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia posee mucha clientela porque su producto es muy vendible, con lo que obtiene de sus ventas logra sacra adelante a sus dos hijos, Marlene esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de ajos por mayor para poder seguir con su trabajo y así darle a sus hijos 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
  • 677
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Marlene Elisabeth to buy garlic in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2014