Every day, her husband, Don René, supplies the fish that Reina sells. He fishes by hand catching several types of fish: red snapper, sunfish, sea bass, lonja, mackerel, shrimp, and crabs, among others.
She is preferred because of the freshness of her seafood and now her customers are beginning to order custom dried fish used for fish cakes. She needs this loan in order to be able to meet the needs of her customers and to obtain earnings for the upcoming summer season.
About Apoyo IntegralApoyo 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.
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