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Santos Elida
Santos Elida A. A., 41, lives in San Salvador department with her mother and sister. Santos sells beverages like sodas, beers and juices. He also sells sliced fruit at a sports venue where people come to watch football games. Since she has been in this line of work for several years now, she is well-known and people buy from her because she is trustworthy and clean. Santos is requesting funding to buy a larger amount of beverages as well as different kinds of fruit. For Santos it is very important to improve sales because this is her only source of income for her family so it is very necessary to produce higher profits.
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Santos Elida A. A. de 41 años de edad, reside en el departamento de San salvador. Vive junto a su madre y una hermana. Santos se dedica a vender bebidas como sodas, cervezas y jugos, así también vende fruta en trocitos, en una cancha en la cual las personas llegan a observar partidos de fútbol. Ya que posee varios años de trabajar de esta manera, ella es muy conocida en el lugar, y las personas le compran por ser una persona muy confiable y aseada. Santos solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de bebidas y así mismo poder comprar diferentes tipos de fruta. Para Santos es de mucha importancia mejorar las ventas debido a que es este la única fuente de ingresos con el que cuentan en su hogar, es por ello muy necesario obtener mayores ganancias.

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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
  • 713
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Santos Elida to buy fruits and beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 23, 2009
Jan 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011