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María Fidelina
María Fidelina R. C. is 40 years old and resides in Ilopango, which is located in the Department of San Salvador. She lives with her husband, who works as a merchant, and their two dependent children. María has a store in her house where she sells basic necessities and all types of products that people use in their homes.

She is requesting a loan so that she can have the funds needed to buy more food products and basic household necessities. This will allow her to attract more customers and increase her sales. María’s business is very important because it enables her to provide better financial stability for her family to live in a decent manner. She hopes to provide them with everything necessary to move forward.

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María Fidelina R. C. de 40 años de edad, reside en Ilopango, ubicado en el departamento de San Salvador. Vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como comerciante y junto a sus dos hijos menores de edad. María posee una tienda de productos de primera necesidad, la cual esta ubicada en su propia casa de habitación en donde vende todos los productos que las personas consumen en sus hogares. María solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda contar con el dinero necesario para comprar más productos alimenticios y de primera necesidad en el hogar, de manera que pueda contar con más clientela y de esta forma aumentar sus ventas, lo cual es muy necesario para ella, ya que desea poder brindarle una mejor estabilidad económica a su familia para poder vivir de una manera más adecuada con todo lo necesario para seguir adelante.

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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
  • 528
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,794,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Fidelina purchase perishable food products and basic household necessities.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011