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María Jesús
María Jesús M. G. is 48 years old and lives in the town of Ilobasco, located in the Cabañas department. She lives with her two nephews, ages 18 and 12. Both of them attend school and also help María with the household chores and help tend the business.

María is a very responsible and hard working mother who fills the role of both mother and father and who has managed to move her family ahead. Her nephews have all they need and are able to attend school, thanks to María’s enormous efforts. She has a store where she sells food items, such as bread, sweets, and other things such as ham, and shampoo. She also sells vegetables right outside her home.

María is asking for this loan so that she can stock her store a bit more by buying large quantities of corn, and vegetables so that she can better tend to her customers’ needs and increase her sales. Getting ahead with her family is a priority for her.
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María Jesús M. G. 48 años de edad, reside en el municipio de Ilobasco ubicado en el departamento de Cabañas, vive junto a sus dos sobrinos de 18 y 12 años de edad, los cuales no solo se dedican a estudiar sino también a ayudarle a María con los quehaceres del hogar como también a atender el negocio. María es una madre de familia muy responsable y trabajadora, que ha pesar que desempeña tanto el rol de madre como el de padre, ha logrado sacar adelante a su familia, ya que sus dos sobrinos cuentan con todo lo necesario y así mismo se dedican a estudiar gracias a los enormes esfuerzos de María. Ella posee una tienda de productos comestibles como pan y golosinas, y también de primera necesidad como: jabón y shampoo, y también comercializa verduras a las afueras de su casa. María solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda surtir aún más la tienda, así mismo para comprar mayor cantidad de maíz, y verduras, de manera que pueda atender mejor a sus clientes y de esta misma forma mejorar sus ventas lo cual es su prioridad para sacar adelante su hogar.

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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
  • 555
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Jesús inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2010
Sep 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011