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María Lourdes
María Lourdes F. D. C. is 35 years old and lives in San Francisco Goteras, located in the Morazán department. She lives together with her 3 children - 16, 14 and 6 years of age, who all study. María has a bakery where she makes sweet bread and bread such as baguettes. The bakery is located in her own house, in an area where there is no competition, so owing to this she has many customers. María is a very hard-working woman who works hard every day to give her children everything they need. She is a single mother and for this reason must work very hard. María is seeking a loan with which to buy flour, honey, sugar, and all the ingredients necessary to make bread.
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María Lourdes F. D. C. D. 35 años D. edad, resiD. en San Francisco Goteras, ubicado en el departamento D. Morazán. Vive junto a sus tres hijos D. 16, 14 y 6 años D. edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar. María posee una panadería en la cual se encarga D. elaborar pan dulce y pan tipo baguette. La panadería está ubicada en su propia casa, lugar en el cual no posee ningún tipo D. competencia, por lo que cuenta con muchos clientes. María es una mujer muy trabajadora la cual se esfuerza a diario por brindarles todo lo necesario a sus tres hijos, ya que ella es madre soltera y por esta razón debe esforzarse en gran manera. Ella solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar harina, miel, azúcar, y todos los elementos necesarios para la elaboración del pan.

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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
  • 585
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,714,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped María Lourdes purchase ingredients to make bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 7, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011