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Maria Antonia
Maria lives in her own house with her mother and her son. She's had a store where she sells clothing, creams, shampoo, flower arrangements, gift boxes, needles and thread, and a variety of other household and personal items for a number of years. With her earnings, she is able to cover some of the household expenditures.

Maria is requesting a loan to buy more merchandise at wholesale to stock her store, so that she can provide better service to her customers when they arrive to make purchases. This way she can generate better earnings, so that she can give her family a better quality of life.
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Maria vive en casa propia con su madre y su hijo, ella tiene un bazar donde vende ropa, cremas, shampoo, arreglos, cajas de regalo, hilos, agujas y una variedad de artículos necesarios para el hogar o personales desde hace varios años, con las ganancias que obtiene logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, María esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de mas mercadería por mayor para poder surtir su negocio y poder atender mejor a sus clientes cuando lleguen a comprar y asi obtener mejores ganancias que le ayuden a darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

Additional Information

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
  • 550
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Antonia to buy more merchandise at wholesale, including: clothing, creams, shampoo, flower arrangements, gift boxes, needles, thread, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 2, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 26, 2015