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Angelina is 64, and lives with her family in their own house. She has a store in her home where she sells basic household necessities such as rice, bread, eggs, milk, soaps and other items.

Lately she has gotten a lot of customers. as everything she sells is of excellent quality and she sells it at really affordable prices. Besides, the service is unequalled; you feel the warmth of home when visiting the business.

Angelina is an enterprising woman who is very energetic and hard-working. In spite of the fact she is older, she always has something to give to keep improving herself. She believes that spiritual strength will always overcome the physical part. This is how she decided to apply to Integral for a loan that will allow her to buy staple grains, candy, bread, spices, instant products, soaps, etc. Angelina has faith that in this way, she will be able to give her family a full life.
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Angelina de sesenta y cuatro años de edad vive junto a su familia en casa propia. Ella posee una tienda en el lugar de su residencia donde vende artículos de primera necesidad arroz, pan, huevos, leche, jabones entre otros, últimamente se ha hecho de mucha clientela pues todo lo que comercia es de excelente calidad y lo vende a precios realmente accesibles, además el servicio es inigualable se siente el calor de hogar al visitar el negocio; Angelina es una mujer emprendedora muy activa y trabajadora, quien a pesar de su avanzada edad siempre tiene algo que dar para seguir superándose, piensa que la parte física nunca podrá detener el impacto de la fortaleza espiritual, es así como se decidió a solicitarle a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar granos básicos, golosinas, pan, especies, producto instantáneo, jabones, etc. Angelina tiene fe que de esta forma podrá darle a su familia una vida plena.

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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
  • 673
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,234,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Angelina to buy staple grains, candy, bread, spices, instant products, and soaps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 29, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 25, 2013