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Sonia Argentina
Sonia Argentina V. D., 45, lives in San Marcos, which is in San Salvador department. She is a single mother of two, school-age children. Sonia has an eatery where she prepares and sells breakfasts and lunches to area residents. Due to the fact that her location is good, because it is surrounded by schools and factories, she has many daily customers who consume her meals. Sonia is asking for funding to buy vegetables, rice, beans, corn, meat and chicken, among other ingredients, which are needed for her meal preparations. It is very important for her to improve the condition of her business since she is the only one who works to support her household and to meet all her children's needs.
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Sonia Argentina V. D. de 45 años de edad, reside en San Marcos, el cual esta ubicado en el departamento de San Salvador. Ella es una mujer soltera con dos hijos los cuales se dedican a estudiar, Sonia posee un comedor, en el cual elabora desayunos y almuerzos, los cuales los comercializa con las personas del lugar. Debido a que cuenta con una ubicación muy buena, por el hecho que esta rodeada de escuelas y fábricas, posee muchos clientes quienes a diario asisten a su negocio a consumir sus platillos. Sonia solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar verduras, arroz, frijoles y maíz, carne, pollo y otros productos más, los cuales son muy necesarios para la elaboración de comida. Para ella es de mucha importancia poder mejorar las condiciones de su negocio, ya que es ella la única que trabaja para seguir adelante con su hogar y darles todo lo necesario a 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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 788
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,672,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sonia Argentina to buy vegetables, rice, beans, corn, meat and chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2009
Jan 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011