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Dora Sandra
Dora Sandra C. lives in the department of Santa Ana with her two children, Jose (age 17) and Bryan (age 11). Both of her sons are students. Dora is a single mother and has been working 16 years as a street merchant selling clothes for children, women, and men. She travels to different neighborhoods throughout El Salvador to sell her products so that she can acquire as many customers as she can. Dora hopes to increase her inventory by adding other varieties of merchandise, such as undergarments. For this reason, she is requesting a loan so that she can increase her sales. Generating an income is of great importance since this is her only means of financial support for her family.
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Dora Sandra C. reside en el departamento de Santa Ana, con sus dos hijos Jose de 17 años de edad y Bryan de 11 años de edad, ambos estudiantes. Dora es madre soltera, ella trabaja en su negocio hace dieciséis años, donde de manera ambulante vende variedad de ropa para niños, damas y caballeros , ella viaje a diferentes departamentos de todo El salvador para lograr abarcar un mercado amplio, el deseo de Dora es poder surtir su inventario de otra variedad de productos, como ropa interior, es para ello que utilizara este crédito, con el fin de aumentar sus ventas, las cuales son de gran importancia, por ser ella el único pilar económico de la familia.

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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
  • 680
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Dora Sandra purchase new clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2009
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011