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Martha Angelica
Martha Angelica is a single mother who is thirty-six years old. She rents in an urban colony in the West of the country and her family is composed of her four children. One of them is a mechanic and he contributes financially towards the support of the family. Martha has a business selling juices and orange smoothies along one of the principal streets of the city where she lives. She has been in business for many years and it is thanks to this business that she has been able to feed her children and keep them in school. She is an enterprising woman who describes herself as a "Warrior" who does not stop motivating herself to move forward for the sake of her children. She has a very positive attitude and she has worked with loans in the past. From very early in the day she sets out in her vehicle, first to drop off her children who are still in school and then she goes to purchase the products that she needs to make her delicious juices. She sets up her business the street sidewalk and "Let's start selling!". Martha wants to purchase oranges in wholesale in order to obtain lower prices and improve her profits. She also wants to carry out maintenance repairs to the vehicle she uses every day for transportation. She hopes to count on the support of Integral (Kiva Field Partner) so that her business will continue to move forward and so that her children will have a dignified education and not be left wanting for food.
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Martha Angelica, madre soltera, de treinta y seis años de edad, reside en una colonia urbana alquilando al Oriente del país y su grupo familiar esta constituido por cuatro hijos uno de los cuales uno es mecánico y ayuda económicamente al sostenimiento de esta familia. Martha posee una venta de jugos y licuados de naranjas sobre una de las calles principales de la ciudad en la que reside, ya cuenta con varios años de dedicarse a esta actividad y ha sido gracias a la cual ha dado alimento y estudio a sus hijos, es una mujer emprendedora y se auto describe como “guerrera” y que no deja de impulsarse hacia adelante para luchar por el sostenimiento de sus hijos, tiene un carácter muy positivo y ya ha trabajado con créditos. Ella desde muy temprano sale en su vehículo, primero deja a sus hijos que aún estudian en la escuela y luego compra la materia prima para sus deliciosas jugos y se coloca en el negocio que posee a orilla de calle y a ¡vender se ha dicho!. Martha desea comprar al por mayor las naranjas y obtenerlas a precios bajos para mejorar sus ganancias, además desea realizar reparaciones a su vehículo de transporte diario, espera contar con la ayuda de INTEGRAL para que sus actividades continúen siempre adelante y sus hijos tengan una educación digna y no les falte el alimento.-

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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
  • 675
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,576,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Martha Angelica to purchase oranges in wholesales and to carry out maintenance repairs to her vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2011
Oct 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013