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Ana Lila
Ana Lila R. M. is 49 years old and lives in the municipality of Soyapango, one of the most important cities in the department of San Salvador. She lives with her husband, who works as a bricklayer, and his mother and a daughter. Ana has a business selling clothing for men and women, which is located in the center of San Salvador. This is one of the best sites for trade, since many people pass through this place. She requests a loan to buy a larger quantity of clothing, in various colors, styles and sizes, so that she can offer better quality garments to her customers. For Ana it is very important to have better earnings since this will allow her to help her husband cover the household expenses. Ana has the advantage of having daily earnings, which is different from her husband, who must knock on doors to get some work, and for this reason she wants to improve her clothing business.
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Ana Lila R. M. de 49 años de edad, reside en el Municipio de Soyapango, una de las ciudades más importantes del departamento de San Salvador. Vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como albañil, junto a su madre y una hija. Ana posee una venta de ropa para hombres y mujeres, la cual esta ubicada en el centro de San Salvador, uno de los mejores sitios para comerciantes, debido a que muchas personas transitan por este lugar. Ella solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de ropa, en varios colores estilos y tamaños, de manera que pueda ofrecer mejor calidad de prendas de vestir. Para Ana es muy importante obtener mayores ganancias debido a que es por este que tanto ella como su esposo logran solventar muchos gastos en el hogar, Ana cuenta con la ventaja que sus ganancias son diarias a diferencia de su esposo quien debe tocar puertas para obtener algún trabajo, razón por la cual ella desea mejorar su venta de ropa.

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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
  • 729
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,313,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ana Lila to buy clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2009
Jan 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011