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Santos Victoria
46-year old Santos Victoria Q. D. R., her husband, and their three children live in Santa Tecla which is located in La Libertad department. Her husband is a farmer, along with their eldest son, and the two younger children are students.

Santos has a stall selling basic necessities such as toilet paper, soup, small sachets of shampoo, hair lotion, sauces, and cooking oil. The business is located San Juan Opico’s municipal market, also in La Libertad department. It is of great importance for Santos’ family as it provides much needed help to her husband’s efforts to support them all.

For this reason Santos is seeking a loan from Kiva partner Integral so that she can invest more money in the business. She wants to buy larger quantities of the products she already sells, as well as new products such as coffee, toothpaste, toothbrushes, washing powder etc. In this way she will earn more income and develop as a businesswoman. Santos is a responsible and hardworking woman, fully committed to the wellbeing of her family and with a great desire to get ahead in life.
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Santos Victoria Q. D. R. D. 46 años D. edad, resiD. en Santa Tecla, ubicado en el departamento D. La Libertad. Vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como agricultor y junto a tres hijos, uno D. los cuales trabaja como agricultor y los dos menores a estudiar. Santos posee una venta D. productos D. primera necesidad como: papel higiénico, consomés, pequeños empaques individuales D. shampoo y cremas para el cabello, salsitas y aceite para cocina. El negocio esta ubicado en el mercado municipal D. San Juan Opico, ubicado también en el departamento D. La Libertad, este negocio es muy primordial para el sustento D. su familia, ya que es el le permite a Santos brindarle toda la ayuda necesaria a su esposo con los gastos del hogar. Es por esta razón que ella solicita un préstamo a Integral, ya que desea poder invertir más en su negocio, y D. esta forma comprar productos D. los cuales ya posee en mayores cantidades, así mismo comprar otros productos como café, pasta dental, cepillos D. dientes, detergente y otros más, esto le permitirá a Santos el poder obtener mayores ganancias, así mismo crecer como comerciante. Ella es una mujer muy responsable y trabajadora, la cual se dedica D. lleno al bienestar D. su familia por lo que cuenta con el enorme deseo D. salir adelante.

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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
  • 432
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,832,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Santos Victoria to buy more products for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 22, 2010
Listed
Jun 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011