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María Esther
María Esther R. lives in the city of Arce with her five children. She sells tortillas, and three of her children help her by making the tortillas and attending to customers. Maria Esther is requesting a loan to invest more capital in her business, and to meet some basic needs of the business such as the purchase of firewood, corn and a new iron to make tortillas. In spite of the fact that Maria Ester is elderly, she works very hard to provide a dignified existence, meeting all the necessities for her and her children. That is why she wants to improve the quality of her business in order to increase her sales and her family income.
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María Esther R. reside en ciudad Arce, junto a sus cinco hijos. Ella posee una venta de tortillas, en la cual tres de sus hijos le colaboran a hacer tortilla y a atender a los clientes. María Esther solícita un presta a través del cual pueda invertir más en su negocio, ya que dentro de sus principales necesidades para mejorar su negocio esta comprar más leña, maíz y una plancha nueva para hacer las tortilla. A pesar que María Esther es una señora de edad avanzada, trabaja duramente para poder obtener una vida digna con todo lo necesario para ella y sus hijos. Es por ello que desea mejorar las condiciones de su negocio, de manera que pueda aumentar sus ventas y por ende 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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 461
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,095,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Esther compra de materia prima.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 22, 2009
Listed
Mar 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2010