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Melany Del Carmen
41-year old Melany del Carmen P. is single and lives with her siblings in La Unión department. She earns her living as a baker making and selling bread; her customers are from the area around her home. She also makes clothing such as pants and shirts. The income she gets is used for household expenses so it is important to her and her standard of living that she improve her businesses.

Melany is seeking a loan to she has enough money to buy ingredients for bread, as well as fabric, thread and buttons so she can make more garments and thus earn more income.
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Melany Del Carmen P. de 41 años de edad, es soltera, y vive junto a sus hermanos, en el departamento de La Unión. Ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta de panes, los cuales comercializa con las personas que laboran en los alrededores de su hogar. Así mismo se dedica a la elaboración de prendas de vestir, como pantalones y camisas. De esta forma Melany se gana la vida y así mismo aporta para los gastos del hogar, por lo que el mejoramiento de sus negocios es vital para ella y su sostenibilidad, razón por la que solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda contar con el monto necesario para comprar: panes, y así mismo tela, hijos y botones para incrementar la cantidad de ropa que elabora y así contar con más 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
  • 669
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,062,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Melany Del Carmen purchase of fabric and buttons to make clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 10, 2011
Listed
Mar 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012