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Maria Ofelia
María, 36, lives with her four children, ages 18, 17, 14, and 12. She has sold fruits and vegetables for more than 16 years. She goes out to sell near her house from Tuesday through Saturday. She has earned a good income with which she has been able to get ahead with all the household expenses that come up.

María's requesting a loan to be able to buy more fruits and vegetables to earn more profit and give her children a better quality of life.
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Doña Maria de 36 años, vive con su 4 hijos(18, 17, 14 y 12 años), tiene mas de 16 años de ser comerciante de frutas y verduras, sale a vender de martes a sabado cerca de su lugar de residencia ha resibido buenos ingresos con los que ha podido sacar adelante todos los gastos que se le presentan en su hogar, Doña Maria solicita un credito para poder comprar mas frutas y verduras y asi obtener mejores ganacias para darle un mejor calidad de vida a sus hijos.

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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
  • 530
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria Ofelia to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014