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Maria Martina
Maria, 47, is a hard worker who dedicates herself to her business, all with the sole desire to succeed and, thus, provide a better life for her family. Maria lives with her two children at home. She has a business selling fruit and vegetables which is located in the market that is close to her home. She has done this work for several years. Maria requests a loan to buy papayas, bananas, pineapples, tomatoes, pepper, potatoes, onions, and more at a bulk price so she can sell more, which is her priority in order to make a better life for her family.
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Maria de 47 años de edad es una persona muy trabajadora, quien se dedica de lleno a su negocio, todo con el único deseo de salir adelante y de esta manera brindarle una vida mejor a su familia. María vive junto a sus dos hijos en casa propia. Ella posee una venta de frutas y verduras, la cual esta ubicada en el mercado que esta cerca de su lugar de residencia desde hace varios años, María solicita un préstamo para poder comprar papayas, guineos, piñas, tomates, chiles, papas, cebollas, etc. por mayor ya que de esta manera ella podrá vender más, lo cual es su prioridad, para darle una vida mejor a su familia.

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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
  • 644
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria Martina to purchase wholesale fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2014
Apr 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2014