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Mercedes Del Carmen
Mercedes Del Carmen R. M. lives in the town of Apopa in the district of San Salvador. She is 40 years old, married, and has a 16 year old daughter named Silva, who is a student. Her husband works as a bricklayer. Mercedes manages a small grocery store where she sells consumer products and has a small inventory of fruits. If that was not enough, Mercedes makes pupusas in the afternoons in order to earn more income. She is requesting a loan to purchase more merchandise for her business.
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Mercedes Del Carmen R. M. reside en Apopa municipio del departamento de San Salvador. Mercedes tiene 40 años de edad, vive con su esposo quien trabaja como albañil y su hija Silva estudiante de 16 años de edad. Mercedes posee su propio negocio donde maneja una pequeña tienda con productos de consumo, y también un pequeño inventario en frutas, como si no es suficiente Mercedes todas las tardes elabora pupusas en su negocio de esta manera logra obtener mayores ingresos, el crédito que solicita Mercedes es para destino de surtir su negocio.

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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
  • 747
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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 $1,150 helped Mercedes Del Carmen purchase merchandise to restock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2009
Sep 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011