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María Luisa
María Luisa is thirty nine years old. She lives with her four children. She grows corn and beans and has a lot of experience, which allows her to obtain the best harvests. Her cropland is located in a canton near to the place she lives. She sells innearby communities and has a lot of customers because they know that what she sells is of a good quality and at really accesible prices. She is also known for having good service. María is a visionary and very hardworking woman. She is always awaiting new opportunities for a better future. With the previous harvest she experienced some losses due to bad weather and she wants to recover now in 2012. She wants to invest to increase production but she needs capital. That is why she is asking INTEGRAL for a loan that will allow her to buy corn and bean seeds, fertilizer, insecticide, etc. María Luisa has a good credit history. She is sure that she can pay off the debt and hopes that she can give her family a better life.
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María Luisa de treinta y nueve años de edad vive junto a sus cuatro hijos; ella se dedica al cultivo de maíz y frijol, tiene varios años de dedicarse a la agricultura y se ha hecho de mucha experiencia que le permite siempre obtener las mejores cosechas, el terreno de siembra está ubicado en un cantón cercano a la localidad donde reside, comercia en todas las zonas aledañas y ya tiene mucha clientela pues saben que todo lo que vende es de muy buena calidad y a precios realmente accesibles además se caracteriza por el buen servicio; María es una mujer visionaria y muy trabajadora siempre está a la expectativa de nuevas oportunidades que la acerquen a un futuro mejor, en la cosecha anterior tuvo pérdidas debido al mal clima y en esta temporada 2012 quiere recuperarse, quiere invertir para aumentar la producción pero necesita de capital por eso solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar semilla de maíz, frijol, fertilizante, insecticida, etc. María Luisa tiene buenas referencias crediticias, está segura que podrá saldar la deuda y a la vez tiene la esperanza que podrá darle a su familia 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
  • 568
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped María Luisa to buy corn and bean seeds, fertilizer and insecticide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 21, 2012
Jul 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2013