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Laura Lissette
Laura Lissette S. C. is 30 years old and a resident of Ilopango, Department of San Salvador. She lives at home with her mother, her husband, and her 9 year old daughter who is a student. Laura operates a cafeteria at a school in the town of San Bartolo in the Department of San Salvador. She wants to restock her business because January is when classes begin. For this reason, she is requesting a loan in order to buy sweets, bread, beverages, cookies, fruit, and other products that children buy. She also wants to purchase rice, vegetables, and other ingredients for preparing lunches to sell to the school teachers. Laura hopes to grow her business and increase her sales, which will benefit her and her family.
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Laura Lissette S. C. de 30 años de edad, reside en Ilopango, departamento de San Salvador. Vive en la casa de su madre junto a ella, su esposo y su hija de 9 años de edad, la cual se dedica a estudiar. Laura posee una cafetería la cual está ubicada en una escuela en el municipio de San Bartolo siempre ubicado en el departamento de San Salvador. Razón por la cual desea poder surtirla, ya que en este mes de enero se iniciaron las clases, es por esto que ella solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar golosinas, pan, bebidas, galletas, fruta y otros productos más, los cuales los niños compran más, así mismo desea comprar arroz, verduras y otros productos más para la elaboración de almuerzos, que son vendidos a los maestros de la escuela. Laura espera poder ver crecer su negocio y aumentar las ventas lo cual será de mucho beneficio para ella y su familia.

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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
  • 699
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,173,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Laura Lissette purchase various food items to restock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2011