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Gloria Matilde
Gloria Matilde F. M. is 65 years old and lives in Ilopango, in the San Salvador department of El Salvador. She lives with her sister and young niece. Gloria is a very responsible and hardworking person. Without having a family of her own, she has worked very hard to get ahead. She owns a store selling foods such as bread and sweets, as well as toiletries such as soap and shampoo. She also sells vegetables outside her house. Gloria is requesting a loan for two uses: half will go towards stocking her store, and the other half for buying more corn and vegetables so she will be able to server her clients better. In this way, she will be able to improve her sales, which is her priority since this will enable her to live a better life.
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Gloria Matilde F. M. de 65 años de edad, reside en Ilopango, en el departamento de San Salvador. Ella vive junto a su hermana y una sobrina menor de edad. Gloria es una persona muy responsable y trabajadora, de no tener una familia propia, ha trabajado muy duro por salir adelante. 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. Gloria 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 ya que de esta forma podrá contar con una vida mejor.

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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
  • 460
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,320,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Gloria Matilde to buy products products for her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2010
Jan 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012