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Maria Prinsela
María, age 56, lives in her own home with her daughter. She has had a beauty salon for 20 years in her home. This has given her the necessary experience to have a stable, constant business. She works from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and has a large clientele because she works very well. With her income she is able to cover her household costs. Maria is requesting a loan for the purchase of products for her beauty salon such as: creams, shampoo, hairpins, scissors, hair dye, a machine for cutting beards, and other items that she needs. This will allow her to obtain a better income that will help her to have greater economic stability.
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María de 56 años de edad vive en casa propia con su hija, ella tiene un negocio de salón de belleza desde hace 20 años en su lugar de residencia eso le ha dado la experiencia necesaria para tener su negocio estable y constante, trabaja de 9:00 am a 7:00 pm tiene mucha clientela pues trabaja muy bien, con las ganancias que obtiene de su trabajo logra solventar los gastos de su hogar. María solicita un crédito para poder comprar productos para su salón de belleza como: cremas, shampoo, ganchos para el cabello, tijeras, tintes para el cabello, máquina para cortar barba, entre otras cosas que necesita y así podrá obtener mejores ganancias que le ayudaran a tener una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 440
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,312,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Maria Prinsela to buy cream, shampoo, hairpins, scissors, hair dye, and a machine to cut beards.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 2, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014