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Ana Marta
Ana is a hard working person. She lives together with her parents and son. Her husband lives in Guatemala where he works to be able to send some help to be able to sustain the home. Ana works in the sale of hard cheese and the same way works in the sale of tortillas with the goal to make more money. Ana travels to Guatemala to be buy jeans at a cheaper price and sell them in the area where she lives to her neighbors, friends, and recommended people.

Ana is requesting a loan to Integral with which she will count on the money needed to buy wholesale cheese and corn so she can create tortillas. She also wants to invest in the purchase of more jeans and this way increase her earnings. For Ana, improving her business is very important because this way she will be able to give the best to her family.
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Ana es una persona muy trabajadora, ella vive junto a sus padres y un hijo, su esposo reside en Guatemala en donde trabaja para poder enviarle una ayuda para el sostenimiento del hogar. Ana posee una venta de queso duro, y así mismo elabora y vende tortillas, con el fin de obtener más ganancias Ana viaja a Guatemala para poder comprar jeans a menores precios y comercializarlos en la zona que reside con vecinos, amigos y personas recomendadas. Ana solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL con el cual pueda contar con el dinero necesario para comprar queso por mayor, así mismo maíz para elaborar tortillas y para invertir en la compra de más jeans, y así de este modo aumentar sus ganancias. Para Ana mejorar su negocio es de mucha importancia ya que de esta manera podrá darle lo mejor a su familia.

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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
  • 717
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,652,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Ana Marta to purchase cheese, corn and jeans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013