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Petrona Del Carmen
Petrona del Carmen H. C. lives in San Martin with her two daughters. Petrona has her own business selling various products such as toilet paper, detergent, and oil, among others. She has had seven years of experience, growing and gaining customers little by little. Her dream is to sell wholesale goods, since she would earn a larger margin. So far she has been selling individual goods; this is why Petrona would like a loan to buy a larger quantity of merchandise to sell wholesale.
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Petrona del Carmen H. C. vive en San Martin junto a su s dos hijas. Petrona se dedica a su negocio, donde vende diversos productos como; papel higiénico, detergentes, aceite, entre otros. Petrona tiene ya siete años en el negocio, donde poco a poco ha ido creciendo y ganando clientela; pero el sueño de Petrona es vender al por mayor, porque de esa manera obtendría un margen más grande de ganancias, del que ve hasta este momento vendiendo al detalle, es por ello que Petrona solicita un crédito para comprar mayor cantidad de mercadería y ofertarla al por mayor.

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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
  • 721
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,296,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Petrona Del Carmen buy larger quantities of inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009