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Reina De La Paz
Reina de la Paz P. is 31 years old and resides in Santiago de María, located in the Department of Usulután. She lives with her husband, who works as a mason, and their two children (ages 2 and 1). Reina has a vegetable and fruit stand at the Santiago de María municipal market, which is located in the eastern part of the country. For the past eight years she has owned this business, which has enabled her to grow as a person. One of her dreams was to have her own business, so now she is able to help her husband with the household expenses.


On many occasions her work become unstable because of a lack of contracts, so Reina is requesting a loan so that she will have the money to buy more fruits and vegetables. This will allow her to gain more customers since she will be able to satisfy all of their preferences and desires. Having more customers will be of great benefit to Reina because it means she will have more income for her family.

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Reina de la Paz P. de 31 años de edad, reside en Santiago de María, ubicado en el departamento de Usulután. Vive junto a su esposo el cual se dedica a trabajar como albañil y sus dos hijos de 2 y 1 año de edad. Reina posee una venta de frutas y verduras, la cual esta ubicada en el mercado municipal de Santiago de María siempre ubicado al oriente del país. Desde hace 8 años que ella posee este negocio, por medio del cual ha logrado crecer mucho como persona, ya que ha podido realizar uno de sus sueños el cual era contar con su propio negocio, es así como por medio de esta pueda brindarle ayuda a su esposo con los gastos del hogar, ya que el trabajo de él en muchas ocasiones se vuelve algo inconstante por la falta de contratos, razón por la que Reina solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda contar con el dinero necesario para comprar mayor cantidad de frutas y verduras, las cuales le permitan contar con más clientes, a los cuales pueda satisfacer todas sus preferencias y deseos. Esto es de gran beneficio tanto para Reina como para su hogar ya que podrá contar con mucho más clientes y más ingresos para 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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 569
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,916,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Reina De La Paz purchase fruits & vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 24, 2010
Listed
Mar 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 16, 2011