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Maria Isaura
Maria is a 58-year old woman who has worked selling tortillas at her house for 10 years. She works Monday through Sunday and has many clients because she's a very hardworking, responsible, honest and kind person. Thanks to the earnings she obtains, she can cover her household expenses. She lives in her own house with her husband and son.

Maria is requesting a loan to buy corn in bulk and lime, so that she can keep making tortillas, improving her income and providing her family with a better financial stability.
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Maria de 58 años de edad se dedica a la venta de tortillas en su lugar de residencia desde hace 10 años, trabaja de lunes a domingo, tiene mucha clientela pues es una persona muy trabajadora, responsable, honrada y amable, con las ganancias que obtiene logra solventar los gastos de su hogar vive en casa propia con su esposo y su hijo. Doña María solicita un crédito para comprar maiz por quintales y cal, para seguir elaborando las tortillas y asi obtener mejores ganancias para tener una mejor estabilidad economica con 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
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,653,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Maria Isaura to buy corn in bulk and lime.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2013
Jul 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014