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Maria Del Carmen
Doña Carmen is 50 years old and lives together with her husband and two dependent children. She is responsible, hardworking, and manages a business selling tortillas out of her home. She is requesting a loan in order to purchase and stock more corn so she can continue selling her tortillas. These sales are now her only source of income to allow her to provide a better quality of life for her family.
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Doña Carmen de 50 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus 2 hijos los cuales dependen de ella, es responsable y trabajadora tiene su negocio de venta de tortillas ubicado en su lugar de residencia, solicita un credito para poder comprar mas maiz y tenerlo almacenado y asi poder seguir vendiendo sus tortillas ya que es el unico recurso que tiene para poder darle una mejor calidad de vida 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
  • 490
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,326,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Maria Del Carmen acquire working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2013
Mar 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014