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Maria Sarbelia
Maria Sarbelia lives with her husband and son, and manages a small cafe where she sells pupusas (stuffed corn tortillas) and drinks. The cafe has existed for over 21 years and she serves there every day of the week, in the evening. Maria Sarbelia inherited the business from her mother.

Maria Sarbelia applied for this loan in order to purchase drinks such as sodas and juices, as well as pork, cheese, chicken, and condiments. The loan will help increase business, providing her with produce and allowing her to serve more customers, thus guaranteeing an income to support her family.

With the income earned from running her cafe, Maria Sarbelia wants to make improvements to her home. Therefore she is seeking the support of a loan to achieve her goals through the growth of her business.
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Sarbelia, administra un cafetín donD. venD. pupusas y bebidas, vive con su esposo y su hijo, el negocio tiene más D. 21 años D. existir y lo atienD. todos los días D. la semana por las tardes, el negocio lo heredo D. su madre.
Solicita un préstamo la compra D. bebidas como sodas, jugos, chicharrón, quesillo, pollo, condimentos, este préstamo le ayuda a incrementar el negocio disponiendo D. productos y atender a más clientes para garantizar los ingresos para mantener a su familia.
Ella quiere hacer mejoras a la vivienda a través del negocio, por eso busca apoyo en préstamo para alcanzar sus objetivos mediante el crecimiento del negocio.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 488
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  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria Sarbelia to purchase drinks such as sodas and juices, as well as pork, cheese, chicken, and condiments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2011
Oct 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012