Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Maritza Guadalupe
Maritza Guadalupe P. B. is 37 years old. She lives together with her two children who are 8 and 18 years old. She works very hard for them in order to provide everything they need to live well. Maritza owns an eatery which is located in the Catholic School of San Juan Opico, in the department of La Libertad, the same department in which she lives together with her family. She has worked for many years making breakfasts and lunches. She also sells candies, drinks, fruit, etc.

Maritza needs to be able to increase her supplies in order to be able to serve more customers. This is why she is requesting a loan from Integral. She will use it to buy more vegetables, basic grains, fruit, juice, soda and everything she needs to be able to better serve her customers and at the same time serve more customers. She would very much like to be able to take maximum advantage of this situation since it is the only way in which she earns her living and it has enabled her to support her children for a long time. She is a single mother and she is the only one who watches out for the well-being of her home and her children.
View original language description ↓
Maritza Guadalupe P. B. de 37 años de edad, vive junto a sus dos hijos de 8 y 18 años de edad, por quienes trabaja muy duro para brindarles todo lo necesario para vivir bien. Maritza posee un comedor, el cual esta ubicado en la Escuela Católica de San Juan Opico, en el departamento de La Libertad, mismo departamento en el cual vive junto a su familia. Ella ha trabajado durante muchos años haciendo desayunos y almuerzos, así mismo comercializa golosinas, bebidas, fruta y otros más. Maritza necesita poder incrementar su materia prima para poder atender a más clientes, es por esto que ella solicita un préstamo a Integral, por medio del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de verduras, granos básicos, fruta, jugos, sodas, todo lo necesario para poder atender mejor a sus clientes y así mismo atender a más clientes. Ella desea mucho poder aprovechar al máximo esta situación, debido a que es la única forma en la cual se gana la vida, y la cual le ha permitido poder sostener a sus hijos durante mucho tiempo, ya que ella es madre soltera, y es la única que vela por el bienestar de su hogar y el de sus hijos.

Additional Information

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
  • 440
    View loans »
    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,312,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Maritza Guadalupe to buy supplies for making food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2010
Nov 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012