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Maria De Jesus
Maria, 42, lives with her husband who is a traditional fisherman. She has a shop where she sells rice, frijoles beans, milk, candy, soft drinks and more. She also sells other treats such as yucca, potato chips, meat filled pastries, etc. Recently, she has attracted a lot of customers because she always has high quality products at affordable prices and a good service.

Maria is an entrepreneurial woman who is very keen on progressing and being successful. To fulfill her goals, her most important secret is hard work and dedication. She wants to increase her business so she is asking INTEGRAL for a loan which will allow her to buy basic grains, instant products, cold meats, candy, drinks, etc. She firmly believes that thanks to her dedication, she will be able to provide her family with a better standard of living.
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Maria de 42 años de edad vive con su esposo quien se dedica a la pesca artesanal. Ella posee una tienda donde vende: arroz, frijoles, leche, golosinas, refrescos, entre otros, adicional a eso también vende antojitos como yuca y papas frita, pastelitos de carne, etc. últimamente se ha hecho de mucha clientela, pues siempre tiene lo que las personas necesitan con productos de excelente calidad a precios realmente accesibles y con un servicio inigualable; Maria es una mujer emprendedora con muchas ganas de salir adelante, quiere sentirse ganadora y para lograr el éxito sus mayores secretos son la constancia y la dedicación, esta dispuesta a hacer crecer su negocio es por eso que le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar granos básicos, producto instantáneo, embutidos, golosinas, bebidas etc. ella tiene la confianza que con su dedicación podrá darle 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
  • 567
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,710,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maria De Jesus to buy basic grains, instant products, cold meat, candy, drinks, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2014