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Isabel, 54, lives with her 59-year-old husband and 21-year-old son in her residence. Isabel sells seafood at the Central Market in the area where she lives. She worked hard for a very long time to move her family forward and proviD. them with a better quality of life. She starts her day very early in the morning to get the best seafood and have it ready for her customers. Thanks to her being tenacious, enterprising and, above all, very kind she’s managed to win over the trust of her customers since she always has the best prices and her products are fresh and guaranteed.

She has decided to ask INTEGRAL for this loan trusting God that she’ll be able to stock her business with a greater variety of seafood and will attain larger profit levels. She will use the loan to buy fish, prawns, tilapia, shrimp and all kinds of seafood that her customers request most often. She does not lose hope that through this her and her family’s lives will see improvement.
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Isabel D. 54 años D. edad, vive con su esposo D. 59 años e hijo D. 21 años en su casa D. residencia. Isabel se dedica a la venta D. mariscos en el Mercado Central D. la zona donD. habita. Durante mucho tiempo ha trabajado duramente para sacar adelante a su familia y darles una mejor calidad D. vida. DesD. muy tempranas horas D. la mañana empieza su día para adquirir los mejores mariscos y tenerlos listos para sus clientes. Gracias a que es una mujer luchadora, emprendedora y sobre todo muy amable ha logrado ganarse la confianza D. sus clientes ya que siempre cuenta con los mejores precios y su producto es fresco y garantizado. Ha tomado la decisión D. solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL con la fe puesta en Dios que podrá abastecer su negocio con mayor variedad D. mariscos y logrará obtener mayores niveles D. ganancias. Con el crédito piensa comprar: pescado, camarones, tilapias, camaroncillo, y todo tipo D. marisco que los clientes solicitan con más frecuencia. No pierD. las esperanzas que D. esta manera su vida y la D. su familia se verá mejorada.

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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
  • 720
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,126,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Isabel to buy fish, prawns, tilapia, shrimp, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2011
Jul 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012