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Santos Brígida
Santos Brígida F. is 52 years old and lives with her two children who work alongside her in a fast-food restaurant. They live in Mejicanos in the department of San Salvador.

Santos also earns an income selling fruit and vegetables and the typical dishes she makes, including corn cakes. Being a single mother, she works every day to provide for her children. Santos plans to use the loan to buy more products for her business, such as vegetables, fruit and ingredients for her baked products. She is hoping to improve her earnings in this manner.
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Santos Brígida F. de 52 años, vive junto a dos hijos quienes trabajan en un restaurante de comida rápida, junto a ellos reside en Mejicanos en el departamento de San Salvador. Para ganarse la vida Santos comercializa frutas y verduras, y así mismo se dedica a elaborar y vender platillos típicos como: atoles, tortas de elote y otros más los cuales se venden muy bien. Ella realiza este trabajo todos los días y ha sido la forma en como ha salido adelante y como madre soltera ha criado a sus hijos. Santos solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda invertir en el negocio comprando: verduras, frutas y toda la materia prima para la elaboración de diferentes platillos típicos, con esto Santos desea 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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 698
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,312,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Santos Brígida to buy fruit and vegetables for retail sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 18, 2010
Listed
Jan 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012