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Maria Magdalena
María is 55 years old. She lives in a rented home with her son and husband. She has a store and tortilla shop located in her home. With what she earns from her work and with the help from her husband, they can move ahead with the household expenses. María is requesting a loan for working capital in order to purchase merchandise for the store like vegetables, fruits, basic grains, candy, soft drinks, etc. She will able to continue with her work and have a better quality of life with her family.
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María de 55 años de edad vive en casa alquilada con su hijo y su esposo, ella tiene una tienda y tortillería que se encuentra en su lugar de residencia, con lo que obtiene de su trabajo y con la ayuda de su esposo logran salir adelante con los gastos del hogar. María está solicitando un crédito para capital de trabajo, compra de mercadería para la tienda como: verduras, frutas, granos básicos, golosinas, refrescos, etc. y así poder seguir con su trabajo y tener junto con 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
  • 749
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,200 helped Maria Magdalena purchase vegetables, fruits, basic grains, candy, soft drinks, etc.
87% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: