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Gladis Noemí
Gladis Noemí M. Galdámez, 39, is dedicated to improving people’s image by providing haircuts, hair coloring, hair straightening and everything else that has to do with beauty. She has a beauty salon located in her home in Apopa where she lives with her husband, who is a merchant, and their two children, a 13-year-old who is a student and a 19-year-old who helps Gladis in the salon.Because Gladis’ work is so good she has a lot of customers; she also has the advantage of being the only provider of this kind of service in her area.

She is asking for funds to buy professional hair dryers as well as straightening irons that are of professional caliber and won’t damage hair; this is what is most urgent for her to have because they are the services that are most requested in the place. She would also like to buy cosmetics and body creams in order to improve her profits.
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Gladis Noemí M. G. de 39 años de edad, se dedica a mejorar la imagen de las personas, haciendo cortes de cabello, tintes, alisados y todo lo que tenga que ver con belleza. Ella posee un salón de belleza en el cual esta ubicado en su casa de habitación en el municipio de Apopa, en donde vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como comerciante, y junto a sus dos hijos uno de 13 años el cual estudia y la mayor de 19 años de edad, quien le ayuda a Gladis con el negocio. Debido a que Gladis elabora un trabajo muy bueno, ella posee muchos clientes, así mimos cuenta con la ventaja de ser la única con un negocio de este tipo en los alrededores. Ella solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar secadoras profesionales para el cabello, así mismo unas planchas para el cabello que sean profesionales y que cuiden el cabello, esto es lo que más le urge poseer a Gladis, debido a que son los servicios que más se solicitan en el lugar, así mismo espera comprar cosméticos y cremas para el cuerpo, todo con el deseo de mejorar sus 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
  • 742
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,054,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Gladis Noemí to buy hair dryers and straightening irons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2010
May 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011