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Etelvina L. C. is 32 years old and lives in the municipality of El Rosario, located in the department of La Paz. She lives with her 2 children, ages 13 and 11. She has a business selling perishable products, which she has had for four years. She wants to be able to have more products, especially products like detergent, cold cuts and canned foods. Etelvina wants to improve her business’s sales because she longs to be able to give a better life to her two children. They are attending school and sometimes, during the day they help with the customers. Etelvina is requesting a loan so she can have the necessary capital to buy more products for the store.
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Etelvina L. C. de 32 años de edad, reside en el municipio de El Rosario ubicado en el departamento de La paz. Vive junto a sus dos hijos de 13 y 11 años de edad. Ella posee una venta de productos perecederos, el cual lo ha ido surtiendo durante cuatro años, a pesar de esto ella desea poder contar con más productos, sobre todo de productos como detergente, embutidos y productos enlatados. Etelvina desea poder mejorar las ventas de su negocio ya que anhela poder darle una mejor vida a sus dos hijos, los cuales se dedican a estudiar y en algunos momentos del día a atender a los clientes. Etelvina solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda contar con el capital necesario para comprar más productos para la 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
  • 879
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  • $28,305,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Etelvina to buy food products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 10, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011