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Maria Magdalena
María Magdalena is 27 years old and lives with her life companion and their children in their own home. She grows corn and beans, and has a number of years of experience. She always has good crops, and has many customers because all of her products are of good quality, she offers accessible prices, and she provides excellent service. She wants to increase her crop but doesn't have the ingredients to do so. María is a very energetic and hardworking woman, with a great desire to get ahead. She believes you have to let yourself dream in order for those dreams to become reality. Her biggest goal is to expand her business which is why she is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL which will allow her to purchase corn and bean seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, and machetes. Her income provides her with the security that she will be able to make her payments, and she is happy because she will be able to provide her family with a life of better opportunities for growth.
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María Magdalena de veintisiete años de edad vive junto a su compañero de vida y sus hijos en casa propia. Ella se dedica al cultivo de maíz y frijol, ya tiene varios años de experiencia siempre obtiene muy buenas cosechas, se ha hecho de mucha clientela pues todo lo que comercia es de muy buena calidad y siempre a precios accesibles además el servicio es excelente, quiere aumentar la siembra en el terreno pero le faltan insumos para poder hacerlo; María es una mujer enérgica, trabajadora con muchas ganas de salir adelante, piensa que hay que permitirse soñar para poder ver los sueños convertidos en realidad, su más grande meta es ampliar el negocio es por eso que le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla de maíz y frijol, fertilizante, insecticida, cumas etc., sus ingresos le dan la seguridad de que podrá ir pagando el financiamiento y esta alegre porque podrá regalarle a su familia una vida con mejores oportunidades de desarrollo.

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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
  • 558
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,840,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria Magdalena to purchase corn and bean seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, and semilla de maíz y frijol, fertilizante, insecticida, and machetes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 30, 2012
May 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013