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Petronila M. resides in the capital of El Salvador. 39-years-old, Petronila lives with her 18-year-old daughter, Carolina. She sells clothes and cosmetics for a living, owning a business in the Santiago Texacuango Market where she maintains a stable clientele. Her business is also attended to by her daughter, Carolina, who works together with her. Petronila is asking for a loan because she wants to stock her business with a variety of clothes, since she currently lacks a number of styles that are in fashion right now and that her clients demand.
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Petronila M. reside en la capital de El Salvador. Petronila tiene 39 años de edad vive junto a su hija Carolina de 18 años de edad. Petronila se dedica a la venta de ropa y cosméticos posee su negocio en el mercado de Santiago Texacuango donde mantiene un clientela muy estable, el negocio también es atendido por hija Carolina que trabaja junto a ella. Petronila solicita un crédito por que quiere surtir su negocio con variedad en ropa ya que hasta el momento carece de muchos estilos que se encuentran de moda por el momento y sus clientes los demandan.

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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
  • $26,095,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Petronila stocking up her store with more clothing variety.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011