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Francisca Hortencia
Francisca Hortencia B. C. is 32 years old. She lives in Atiquizaya in the Department of Ahuachapán with her husband and her daughter Tania, who is a 15-year-old student. Francisca has had a business for 20 years in her home, where she sells clothing and footwear for children and adults. She also keeps a small inventory of fruit. In order to be able to increase her income, Francisca is now asking for a loan in order to purchase new merchandise for her business that would allow her to offer new styles to her clients.
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Francisca Hortencia B. C. de 32 años de edad vive en Atiquizaya en el departamento de Ahuachapán junto a su esposo y su hija Tania de 15 años, estudiante. Francisca posee un negocio desde hace veinte años en su casa, donde vende ropa y calzado para niños y adultos, también maneja un pequeño inventario de frutas, para lograr aumentar sus ingresos, ahora Francisca solita un crédito para la compra de mercadería nueva para su negocio que le permita ofrecer nuevos estilos a sus clientes.

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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
  • 785
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  • $26,231,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Francisca Hortencia to grow Francisca's business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2009
Sep 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2011