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Carmen Miranda
Carmen Miranda is 64 years old and lives alone in her own home. She works selling a verity of aluminum products. Her business is located on the outskirts of the Central Market, in the area where she lives. It is a very well traveled area, especially Carmen's spot because when it comes to aluminum products she has the best and the least expensive. She has spent many years working in this business and despite her advanced age she does not give up, she has a lot of energy and strength to continue working. In accordance with her experience she knows that in these times her sales need to increase. For this reason she made the decision to seek this credit from Integral to invest in the purchase of more aluminum products like pots and pans, etc. She hopes that in this manner her quality of life will change.
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Carmen Miranda de 64 años de edad, vive sola en su propia casa. Ella se dedica a la venta de variedad de productos de aluminio. Su negocio lo tiene ubicado a las afueras del Mercado Central de la zona donde ella habita la cual es una zona muy transitada en especial el puesto de Carmen ya que cuando de productos de aluminio se trata ella posee los mejores y los más económicos. Tiene muchos años de trabajar en este negocio y a pesara de su avanzada edad todavía no se rinde, tiene muchas energías y fuerzas para seguir trabajando. De acuerdo a su experiencia sabe que en esta temporada las ventas tienden a aumentar por lo que ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en la comprar de mas productos de aluminio como ollas, cacerolas, peroles, etc. Espera que de esta forma su calidad de vida vaya cambiando.

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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
  • 568
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,920,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Carmen Miranda to buy various aluminum products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 26, 2011
Listed
Dec 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 16, 2012