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Juana Del Carmen
uana is 39 years old. She lives in her own home with her life companion and her three children, ages 18, 16, and 12. Her husband is a tailor and her children are students. Like all women entrepreneurs, she decided to start selling food from her home. She has been engaged in this activity for many years and so already has plenty of experience. Best of all, she has many regular customers that prefer her more and more each day because she is enterprising, responsible, and hard-working. She wishes to see her children complete their studies and become professionals so that they may have better opportunities than she and her husband have had.

With the intention of taking on higher market demand and improving profits, she decided to request this loan from Integral to invest in her business. She will purchase needed supplies (vegetables, meat, chicken, rice, corn, beans, eggs, etc.) to prepare a variety of delicious dishes which will attract more customers and help her achieve her goal. She is confident that with the help of this institution and with her dedication to her business, she will achieve positive results that will allow her to improve her family’s living conditions and continue helping her children with their studies
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Juana del Carmen tiene 39 años de edad y habita en casa de su propiedad junto con su compañero de vida y sus tres hijas de 18, 16 y 12 años de edad. Su esposo se dedica al oficio de sastre y sus hijas se encuentran estudiando. Como toda mujer emprendedora decidió comenzar con la venta de alimentos en su hogar de residencia. Tiene varios años de dedicarse a esta actividad por lo que ya cuenta con mucha experiencia y lo mejor de todo con algunos clientes fijos que cada día la prefieren más por ser una mujer emprendedora, responsable y muy trabajadora. Su deseo es terminar de dar los estudios a sus hijas y poder verlas como profesionales con mejores oportunidades a las que ella y su esposo han tenido. Con el fin de abarcar una mayor demanda de mercado y mejorar sus ganancias, ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su negocio en la compra de los insumos necesarios (verduras, carne, pollo, arroz, maíz, frijoles, huevos, etc.) para preparar variedad de ricos platillos que le permitan atraer a más clientes y que le ayudan a lograr su objetivo. Confía que con la ayuda de esta institución y con su dedicación a su negocio logrará resultados positivos que le permitirán mejorar las condiciones de vida de su familia y continuar ayudando a sus hijas con el estudio.

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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
  • 666
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,126,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Juana Del Carmen to purchase vegetables, meat, chicken, rice, corn, beans, eggs, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2012
Listed
May 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 25, 2013