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Sonia Beatriz
Sonia Beatriz G. D. P. is 23 years old. She is a very responsible and hard-working mother. Sonia lives together with her husband, who works as a mechanic, and her 5 year-old daughter.

Sonia works selling products from catalogs such as: perfumes, make-up, kitchen accessories, etc. Her business is quite stable since she has quite a large number of customers who consume, every month, the products that she sells. She makes her sales in an itinerant manner, going from house to house, showing customers her different catalogs. This is how Sonia makes a living and how she supports her husband with their household expenses. She is requesting a loan so that she can buy a larger variety of cosmetics and also different products to offer her customers who mainly buy her products on credit. The fact that they buy on credit means that Sonia needs a certain amount of money to invest in her business.
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Sonia Beatriz G. D. P. D. 23 años D. edad, es una madre muy responsable y trabajadora la cual vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como mecánico, y así mismo junto a su pequeña hija D. 5 años D. edad. Sonia se dedica a la venta D. productos por catalogo como: perfumes, maquillaje, accesorios para la cocina y otros más, su negocio es bastante estable ya que cuenta con una cantidad bastante granD. D. clientes los cuales mes a mes consumen los productos que ella comercializa D. forma ambulante, haciendo visitas D. casa en casa mostrando los diferentes catálogos. D. esta forma Sonia se gana la vida y es así como le brinda el apoyo necesario a su esposo con los gastos del hogar. Es por esto que ella solicita un préstamo para poder comprar mayor variedad D. cosméticos y así mismo diferentes productos para ofrecer a sus clientes a los cuales en su mayoría compran a crédito por lo que Sonia necesita cierta cantidad D. dinero para invertir en el negocio.

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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
  • 847
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sonia Beatriz to buy cosmetics and household products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 16, 2010
Dec 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011