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Natividad De Mercedes
Natividad D. Mercedes F. D. R., 62, lives with her son in Soyapango, San Salvador department, in her own home. Natividad has a general store where she stocks basic grains, instant soups, bread, coffee, milk and other products common to daily household use. She also sells clothing, shoes and cosmetics like: perfumes, lipsticks, creams, etc.

Natividad must work very hard every day in order to get ahead because she doesn’t get any financial support from anyone. This is why she very much wants to have a loan with Integral so that she can buy greater amounts of perishable items for the store as well as to buy new styles of shoes and a larger assortment of clothes.

She expects to see her business grow and become more stable so that she can have the peace of mind she wants for her old age.
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Natividad D. Mercedes F. D. R. D. 62 años D. edad, resiD. en Soyapango, ubicado en el departamento D. San Salvador, vive en casa propio junto a un hijo. Natividad posee una tienda en la cual venD. granos básicos, sopas instantáneas, pan, café, leche y otros productos más los cuales son para el consumo diario y así mismo para el uso diario del hogar. Ella también se dedica a la venta D. ropa, zapatos y cosméticos como: perfumes, labiales, cremas y otras más. Natividad debe trabajar muy duro día con día para poder salir adelante, ya que no posee la ayuda económica D. nadie, es por esto que ella desea mucho poder obtener un crédito con Integral, para poder comprar mayor cantidad D. productos perecederos para la tienda, así mismo comprar más mercadería como nuevos estilos D. zapatos y una diversidad más granD. D. ropa. D. esta manera ella espera poder ver el crecimiento D. su negocio, y así contar con un negocio más estable el cual le brinD. la tranquilidad que Natividad desea para su vejez.

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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
  • 780
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,227,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Natividad De Mercedes to buy perishable items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2010
May 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011