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Santos M. D. M., 41, lives in San José Villanueva which is in La Libertad department. She lives with her husband and two sons. She has a small grocery store where she stocks basic household items like instant coffee, rice, bread, among others. She also sells women's and men's sandals. She is requesting financing to buy basic grains, cured meats, sweets and everything else she needs which will contribute to her winning over more customers. She enjoys a very good reputation among her neighbors because she is recognized as being very repectful and kind which benefits her because people prefer to patronize her store rather than others. All this is with her family which is the motivating force behind her desire to get ahead and stock her store.
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Santos M. D. M. D. 41 años D. edad, resiD. en San José Villanueva ubicado en el departamento D. La Libertad. Vive junto a su esposo y dos hijos. Ella posee una tienda en la cual comercializa productos D. primera necesidad tales como café en polvo, arroz, pan entre otros más. Así mismo venD. sandalias para hombre y mujer. La señora Santos solícita un préstamo con el fin D. poder comprar granos básicos, embutidos, golosinas, y todo lo que pueda contribuir a que ella obtenga mayor clientela. La señora Santos goza D. muy buena reputación entre sus vecinos, ya que la reconocen como una persona muy respetuosa y amable, lo cual le beneficia ya que las personas prefieren ir a comprar a su tienda, es esto junto a su familia lo que la incentiva a seguir adelante y a surtir su tienda.

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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
  • 744
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  • $27,004,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Santos to buy cured meats and basic grains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2009
Dec 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2011