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Carmen Griselda
Carmen Griselda A. D. R. lives in the town of San Martin in the San Salvador district. She is 40 years old and lives with her husband and three minor children. Carmen receives financial support from her husband, Alejandro, who works as a driver.

She has been managing her own business for 6 years. Her main clients are her neighbors. Carmen operates her business out her home, which is located at the main entry to the subdivision. She sells lunches every day, and she is situated in a convenient location where many people can come visit her. Carmen would like to increase her production and expand the variety of her meals, similar to dishes you would find in a restaurant containing rice, beans and other ingredients. This is why she is requesting this loan.
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Carmen Griselda A. D. R. resiD. en el municipio D. San Martin del departamento D. San Salvador. Carmen tiene 40 años D. edad vive en casa apropia con su esposo y sus tres hijos todos aun menores D. edad. Carmen recibe el apoyo económico D. su esposo Alejandro quien es empleado y trabaja como motorista, y ella maneja su propio negocio el cual es una tienda donD. lleva ya seis años D. tenerla, los principales clientes D. Carmen son sus vecinos ya ella posee su negocio en su casa que se encuentra ubicada en la entrada principal D. la colonia donD. también venD. almuerzos todos los días D. esta manera aprovecha la buena ubicación D. su casa que queda a la vista D. muchos, el deseo D. Carmen es aumentar la producción y variedad en sus almuerzos al igual que surtir D. su tienda con productos como arroz, , frijol, detergente, entre otros es por esa razón que ella solicita este crédito.

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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
  • 750
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Carmen Griselda purchase ingredients & expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011