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Carla Elizabeth
Carla Elizabeth G. L. is 20 years old and lives in the department of Usulután. She lives with her mother and her aunt who work in the informal sector as traveling sales merchants. Carla owns her own business selling cell phone accessories such as batteries, chargers, covers, cases and more. She also recharges phones with more calling time and sells calling cards. Her business is a year old, but due to the high demand for this technology and all things associated with cell phones her business is very stable. This allows her to contribute to the household and to pay for her personal expenses.

Carla is requesting a loan to invest in her business. She will buy more calling cards and cell phone accessories for different models. Carla is a great example of a hard-working and ambitious young woman who has an enormous desire to get ahead in life.
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Carla Elizabeth G. L. de 20 años de edad, reside en el departamento de Usulután, lugar en el cual vive junto a su madre y su tía quienes trabajan como comerciantes del sector informal quienes venden sus productos de forma ambulante. Carla posee su propio negocio en el cual se dedica a la venta de accesorios para celulares tales como: baterías, cargadores, carcasas, estuches y otros más, así mismo hace recargas electrónicas y vende tarjetas para recargar saldo. El negocio cuenta con un año de existir pero debido al apogeo de esta tecnología como lo son los celulares y todo lo que tenga que ver con ellos, el negocio es muy estable, lo cual le permite aportar en su hogar y pagar todos sus gastos personales. Carla solicita un préstamo con la intención de invertir en el negocio, comprando más tarjetas de recargas como también invertir en accesorios para celulares de diferentes modelos. Carla es un gran ejemplo de una joven trabajadora y visionaria la cual cuenta con un enorme deseo de 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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 730
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,267,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Carla Elizabeth to purchase more calling cards and cell phone accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 4, 2010
Listed
Sep 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012