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Marta Yolanda
Marta Yolanda M. D. Q. is 67 years old and lives in Arce city, located in La Libertad department. She lives there together with her husband, one son and 2 grandchildren, who are in her care owing to the fact that their parents live overseas. Marta works selling popular medicines and making and selling table cloths, products which she sells door to door in all the districts in Arce. Regardless of her advanced age, Marta works very hard and walks many many kilometres, with the goal of being able to sell all her products and in this way obtain better earnings every day. Apart from the fact that it is very hard work and quite risky, Marta looks on the situation positively, including having clients who wait for her to buy their medicines and table clothes, owing to the fact that she offers very good prices. She is seeking a loan with which she can buy thread to make the table cloths and purchase a larger quantity of medicines. Marta is a very humble person who is known in the area where she lives as being very responsible and a good neighbour. She herself wishes to work hard for her family, to give them everything that is necessary.
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Marta Yolanda M. D. Q. D. 67 años D. edad, resiD. en Ciudad Arce, ubicado en el departamento D. La Libertad, lugar en el cual habita junto a su esposo, un hijo y dos nietos, estos últimos se encuentran al cuidado D. ella, debido a que sus padres residen en el extranjero. Marta se dedica a la venta D. medicinas populares y a la elaboración y comercialización D. manteles, productos los cuales ofrece D. manera ambulante por todas las colonias y cantones D. Ciudad Arce. A pesar D. su avanzada edad, Marta trabaja muy duro caminando grandes kilómetros, con el fin D. poder vender todo su producto y D. esta manera obtener mejores ganancias cada día. A pesar que es un trabajo muy pesado y bastante riesgoso, ella sabe sacar lo positivo D. la situación, incluso cuenta con clientes los cuales la esperan para comprarle medicinas y manteles, debido a que Marta ofrece muy buenos precios. Ella solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar tela para la elaboración D. los manteles, así mismo comprar mayor cantidad D. medicinas. Marta es una persona muy humilD., quien es conocida en su lugar D. vivienda por ser muy responsable y buena vecina, así mismo por tener el deseo D. esforzarse por su familia, D. modo que pueda brindarles todo lo necesario.

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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
  • 491
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  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Marta Yolanda purchase threads and medicines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2010
Feb 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011