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Claudia Maricela
Claudia Maricela B. S. is 23 years old and lives in Ahuachapán with her young three year old daughter. She owns a small restaurant where she sells drinks, candy, breakfasts and lunches and has a lot of experience in what she does because she began working there with her aunt when she was a girl. Claudia is requesting a loan to buy more basic grains along with candy and drinks. She wishes to see her business thriving because as a single mother she must work hard in order to give a better life to her daughter.
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Claudia Maricela B. S. de 23 años de edad vive en Ahuachapán, junto a su pequeña hija de tres años de edad. Ella posee un comedor, en el cual vende bebidas, golosinas, desayunos y almuerzos y posee mucha experiencia en lo que realiza ya que desde que era una niña trabajo junto a su tía en dicho lugar. Claudia solicita un préstamo para comprar más granos básicos, así como también golosinas y bebidas, ella desea ver muy prospero su negocio, ya que como madre soltera debe trabajar muy duro para brindarle una mejor vida a su hija.

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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
  • 729
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,708,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Claudia Maricela purchase basic grains, candy and drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 5, 2009
Jun 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010