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Sofía Inés
Sofía Inés F. D. C. is 55 years old. She lives only with her husband in the Department of La Unión. Sofía has a tailoring workshop, where she makes and sells smocks and dresses for children, ponchos for adults and clothing for men and women. She sells them by visiting various offices, where she offers them to the employees of the place. Some people place orders with her, which is very good for Sofía, since it means that some of the garments she makes represent guaranteed profits. She also sells her products from her home, to her friends and neighbors. Sofía is requesting a loan so that she can buy fabrics, thread, buttons and other items which are necessary to make the clothing she sells. This will permit her to achieve higher sales and thus improve her business and the stability of her household.
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Sofía Inés F. D. C. D. 55 años D. edad, resiD. únicamente junto a su esposo en el departamento D. La Unión. Sofía posee un taller D. corte y confección, en donD. se dedica a la elaboración y venta D. batas y camisones para niños, ponchos para personas adultas, ropa para damas y caballeros. Esta la comercializa, visitando diferentes oficinas, en donD. las ofrece a los empleados del lugar, los cuales incluso le hacen pedidos previos, lo cual es muy bueno para Sofía, ya que elabora un número D. prendas D. vestir las cuales son ganancias seguras, así mismo comercializa sus productos en su casa D. habitación en donD. venD. con sus amigos y vecinos. Sofía solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar: ropa interior, telas, hilos, botones y otros elementos más los cuales son necesarios para la elaboración D. la ropa que comercializa, lo que le permita contar con mayores ventas y D. esta forma mejorar su negocio y la estabilidad D. su hogar.

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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
  • 708
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,173,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sofía Inés buying fabric, thread and buttons to make clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012