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Maria Orbelina

Update on Maria Orbelina

Maria needs to continue strengthening her business. By buying rice, beans, sugar, oil, meat, vegetables, and condiments, she will continue offering her customers dishes with a quality taste. With previous loans she was able to make a good investment, giving better service to her customers and keeping her business well supplied.
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María, necesita continuar fortaleciendo el negocio, comprara arroz, frijoles, azúcar, aceite, carnes, vegetales, condimentos, para continuar ofreciendo a los clientes los platillos con el sabor de calidad, con los préstamos anteriores ha logrado hacer una buena inversión, dando un mejor servicio a los clientes y manteniendo el negocio bien surtido.

Previous Loan Details

70 year-old María lives in San Miguel together with her 36 year-old daughter. Their business is selling meals, pupusas and soft drinks. They started the business 12 years ago. María and her daughter work together every day of the week, from 5.00am to 3.00pm. Their advantage is that there are ... More from Maria Orbelina's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 543
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,800,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Orbelina to buy rice, beans, sugar, oil, meat, vegetables, and condiments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Maria Orbelina. It was first posted on Kiva on Apr, 2011. Learn More