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María Edith
María Edith M. D. F. is 59 years of age and lives in the department of San Salvador. María lives with her three children and her five year old grandson. Maria has spent half of her life working in her business which is how she has been able to get her children ahead.
Maria started her business 25 years ago making tortillas, and now she has a small stock of clothes to offer to her customers. With these two businesses Maria has been able to generate enough income to sustain her home, but now she is requesting a loan to buy more clothes, since this is in great demand by her customers.
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María Edith M. D. F. D. 59 años D. edad resiD. en el departamento D. San Salvador. María vive con sus tres hijos y un nieto D. 5 años D. edad, María ha dedicado la mitad D. su vida trabajando en su negocio con el cual ha logrado sacar adelante a sus hijos, hace veinticinco años ella inicio su negocio D. venta D. tortillas, ahora también posee un pequeño inventario D. ropa para ofrecer a sus clientes, con estos dos negocios María logra generar ingresos para sostener su hogar, pero ahora ella solicita D. un crédito para comprar mayor cantidad D. ropa, la cual ha tenido una gran demanda por sus clientes.

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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
  • 580
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Edith to stock her new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2009
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010