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Felicita
65-year old Felicita H. lives in San Francisco Gotera which is located in Morazán department with her husband. Even at her age, Felicita makes an effort to make progress in life so she sells colognes and perfumes for men and women as well as lotions and deodorants from her home. She also goes house to house selling to neighbours and friends amongst whom she has many regular customers.

Felicita is seeking a loan from Kiva partner Apoyo Integral as she has a great desire to improve her business by stocking it with a range of brands at different prices. This way she would have a wider market and be able to increase sales--which is very important to her.
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Felicita H. de 65 años de edad, reside en San Francisco Gotera, ubicado en el departamento de Morazán, ella es una mujer casada quien vive únicamente junto a su esposo. A su edad, Felicita debe esforzarse a diario por poder salir adelante, por lo que se dedica a la venta de perfumes para hombres y mujeres, cremas y desodorantes, los cuales comercializa en su casa de habitación, y así mismo los comercializa de forma ambulante, con sus vecinos y amigos, entre los cuales ya cuenta con varios clientes fijos. Felicita solicita un préstamo a Integral con el enorme deseo de mejorar su negocio, surtiéndolo con cantidad de marcas de perfumes en diversidad de precios, de forma que pueda contar con un mercado más amplio y de esta manera aumentar sus ventas, lo cual es muy importante para ella.

Additional Information

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
  • 433
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,826,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Felicita purchase of more perfumes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2011
Listed
Mar 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012