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Maria Magdalena
Thirty-four year old María has her own home where she lives with her two children, both of whom are studying. María has a small shop where she sells a variety of items such as rice, beans, candy, sugar, oil, detergent and so on. She has been doing this for some years and, thanks to God and her determination, she has managed to keep it going for all this time. María is very hard-working and, above all, very enterprising and responsible. She achieves all her goals. Her dream is for her business to flourish and to increase her income, so she can improve her and her family's quality of life. With this in mind, she has applied for a loan from Integral to invest in her small store by buying merchandise such as eggs, sugar, rice, beans, detergent, coffee, milk and more. As long as her shop always stocks what her customers are looking for, María will be able to achieve her dream of improving her and her family's living conditions. She trusts in God that this will happen.
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María de 34 años de edad habita en casa propia junto con sus dos hijos los cuales se encuentran estudiando. María posee una tiendita en la cual vende diversidad de artículos tales como: arroz, frijoles, golosinas, azúcar, aceite, detergente, etc. Tiene muchos años de dedicarse al negocio y gracias a Dios y a su dedicación a logrado mantenerlo activo por todo este tiempo. Ella se caracteriza por ser muy trabajadora y sobre todo muy emprendedor y responsable ya que las metas que se propone siempre las alcanza con mucho éxito. Su sueño es ver su negocio florecer y lograr mejorar sus ingresos con el objetivo de mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia. De acuerdo a lo anterior ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su pequeña tiendita en la compra de mercadería como: Huevos, azúcar, arroz, frijoles, detergente, café, leche, etc. De tal forma que su tienda siempre tenga todo lo que los clientes buscan y así poder alcanzar su sueño de mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia. Confía en Dios que así será.

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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
  • 698
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,661,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Magdalena to buy merchandise such as eggs, sugar, rice, beans, coffee, milk and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2012
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013