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Maria Mercedes
Maria, 30, lives with her husband and two kids in their own house. She has a store where she sells convenience store items. Her business allows her to make better earnings. It is located in her place of residence.

She wants to grow the business and make a new investment but she needs working capital, which is why she is requesting a loan. The loan will allow her to buy basic grains and other products and that way she can give her family a better quality of life.
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Maria de 30 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus 2 hijos en casa propia, posee una tienda donde vende artículos de primera necesidad su negocio le permite obtener mejores ganancias, esta ubicada en el lugar de su residencia, quiere acrecentar el negocio y realizar una nueva inversión pero necesita de capital de trabajo, por eso solicita un crédito que le permita comprar granos básicos, y otros productos y asi poderle dar a su familia una mejor calidad de vida

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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
  • 582
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,734,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria Mercedes to have working capital to buy basic grains and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2013
Mar 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014