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Blanca Marina
Blanca Marina O. D. M. lives in Atiquizaya, in the department of Ahuachapán. She lives with her husband and their three children in a house they rent. Blanca is fifty-five years old, and works in her own business -- a photo-copying and ring-binding business that she runs out of her home. Since she has numerous home expenses, she needs to improve her business. This is why she is requesting a loan to invest in her business and improve it. Since Blanca earns less than thirty dollars a month, she hopes to strengthen her business and make the most of the one place in her area that offers this type of service. In this way, she will be able to make more money, which will benefit her family income.
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Blanca Marina O. D. M., habita en Atiquizaya, departamento D. Ahuachapán, vive junto a su esposo y tres hijos en casa alquilada. Blanca D. 55 años D. edad, trabaja en su propio negocio el cuál consiste en fotocopiar y anillar documentos, dicho negocio esta ubicado en la casa que resiD.. Debido a que los gastos D. su hogar son múltiples, ella necesita mejorar su negocio por ello solícita un préstamo, a través del cuál sea capaz D. invertir en capital D. trabajo y poder mejorar su negocio, debido a que Blanca genera una ganancia D. menos D. $30.00 dólares al mes, desea fortalecer su negocio y aprovechar al máxima el hecho se ser el único lugar en el que se brinda este tipo D. servicio en los alrededores D. su colonia, así D. esta manera ella podrá percibir más ganancias las cuales beneficiarán sus ingresos familiares.

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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
  • 642
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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 $900 helped Blanca Marina working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011