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Reina Marta
Reina is 62 years old and lives with her husband, who is retired and helps with the business. Reina makes tortillas, which is a business that has a lot of demand but she has a lot of competition. This is why Reina is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to buy corn in bulk, wood, lime and other items to make a greater quantity of tortillas and thus serve more people.

Reina is a lady who has good references from her neighbors and is very respectful and hardworking, She has a great desire to succeed and live well with her husband.
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Reina de 62 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo quien es jubilado y que le ayuda con el negocio. Reina se dedica a la elaboración de tortillas, un negocio muy demandado pero que cuenta con mucha competencia por lo que Reina solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, con el cual pueda comprar maíz por mayor, leña, cal y otros más para poder hacer mayor cantidad de tortillas y de esta forma atender a más personas. Ella es una señora que cuenta con buenas referencias de sus vecinos ya que es muy respetuosa y trabajadora, quien cuenta con grandes deseos de salir adelante y vivir mejor junto a su esposo.

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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
  • 564
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Reina Marta to buy corn to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014