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Crista Isabel
Crista Isabel A. R. lives in the Municipality of San Martin in the San Salvador Region. Crista is 44 years old and a single mother of three children who are all still minors attending school.

Crista has owned a bakery for seven years where she makes a variety of sweet breads, which neighbours in the area buy. Looking for economic stability for her children, Crista has been dreaming of the idea of distributing bread to different shops in the area. This way she would be able to sell it wholesale and generate greater profits at the same time.

This dream is only possible with the help of this loan because Crista needs nothing more than enough ingredients to increase her bread production for wholesale. This way her profits and income will improve.
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Crista Isabel A. R. reside en el municipio de San Martin en el departamento de San Salvador. Crista tiene 44 años de edad y es madre soltera de tres niños que aun son menores de edad y se encuentran estudiando. Crista posee una panadería hace ya siete años en la cual elabora variedad de pan dulce, que después es comprado por los vecinos de la zona, el deseo de Crista en buscar de una estabilidad económica para sus hijos la han hecho soñar con la idea de distribuir pan a diferentes tiendas de los alrededores y así poder comercializarlo al por mayor y a su vez generar mayor ganancias este sueño solo lo puede ser posible con este crédito ya que Crista no necesita nada más que suficiente materia prima para aumentar su producción de pan para después comercializarlo al por mayor de esta manera sus ganancias e ingresos mejoraran.

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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
  • 719
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Crista Isabel purchase ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010