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Andrea De Jesús
Andrea de Jesús R., 46, lives in the Departamento de San Salvador. She lives with her four children, all still in school. Andrea is a modest woman of strong values, motivated to provide a decent life for her children. She works hard in the home, making and selling tortillas, and she also sells shampoo, cigarettes and spices.

Andrea is requesting a loan so she can buy a larger quantity of corn, as well as extra tanks of propane gas. She hopes to start her own shop selling household products. Since she is a single mother with four children, she must find a way to increase her earnings. This will greatly benefit her children, who are her inspiration to keep striving to achieve her goal of improving her business, always with the present and future of her children in view.
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Andrea de Jesús R. de 46 años de edad, reside en el Departamento de San Salvador. Vive junto a sus cuatro hijos, los cuales son todos menores de edad y se dedican a estudiar. Andrea es una mujer muy humilde y de buenos valores, la cual se esfuerza día con día por brindarles una vida digna a sus hijos. Ella trabaja arduamente en su hogar, haciendo y vendiendo tortillas, así mismo posee una venta de Shampoo, cigarros y especias. Andrea solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de maíz, así mismo comprar una reserva de cilindros de gas propano. De esta misma manera ella desea iniciar su propia tienda de productos perecederos, debido a que Andrea es madre soltera de cuatro hijos, ella debe buscar la manera de poder obtener mayores ganancias, lo cual beneficie en gran manera a sus hijos, los cuales son la inspiración para que ella se esfuerce más y más por lograr sus metas de poder mejorar su negocio, todo con vista en el presente y futuro de sus hijos.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 645
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,043,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Andrea De Jesús purchase of corn and propane gas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 12, 2009
Listed
Jan 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 16, 2011