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Maria Silvia De Jesus
Maria is 48 years old and is a person with many desires to get ahead and improve her life. She lives with her husband and two daughters. Maria sells men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing out of her home and also on foot in parks and different towns. She sells at good prices and is a friendly and positive person who has many customers. She is asking for a loan through INTEGRAL so she can buy large amounts of clothing of different colors and styles. She expects to obtain increased earnings, which will be of great benefit to her daughters. She also wants to repair the roof on her house because the current one is damaged because its old and she wants a new roof to cover their heads from the rains and winds. This way they can be safer.
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María de 48 años de edad es una persona que tiene muchos deseos de salir adelante y ser mejor en la vida, ella vive junto a su esposo y juntos a dos hijas. María, se dedica a la venta de ropa ambulante para hombres, mujeres y niños, la cual comercializa en su casa, en parques, y diferentes pueblos, ella vende la ropa a muy buenos precios, así mismo es una persona muy amable y positiva, razón por la que cuenta con varios clientes. Ella solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL con el deseo de poder contar con el monto necesario para invertir en la compra de mayor cantidad de prendas de vestir, diferentes colores y estilos, con lo que espera obtener mayores ganancias, las cuales sean de gran beneficio para sus hijas. Así también desea invertir en la mejora del techo de su hogar ya que está muy dañado ya que es viejo, por lo que María quiere contar con un techo nuevo que los cubra de las lluvias e inclemencias del viento y así vivir más seguros.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 555
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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 $800 helped Maria Silvia De Jesus to repair her roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013