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Dolores is 36 years old and she has a small business in her home where she sells essential goods, such as toothpaste, bread, glue, trash bags, and much more. Her business is the only one around her neighborhood and her two children, who are 11 and 12 years old, help her tend to the store. Thanks to the earnings she has generated from her business, Dolores can offer financial support to her husband, who works outside their home. Dolores is asking INTEGRAL for this loan so that she can make her store grow and so she can stock it with the products she needs to increase her earnings, such as juices, sodas, and sweet bread. She wants to invest in these things because they are what is most in demand in the area.
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Dolores de 36 años de edad, posee un pequeño negocio en su hogar, en el cual comercializa productos de primera necesidad como: pasta dental, pan, pegamentos, bolsas para basura y mucho más, su negocio es el único ubicado alrededor de su colonia, y sus dos hijos de 11 y 12 años de edad le ayudan a Dolores atendiendo la tienda. Gracias a las ganancias generadas en su negocio Dolores le brinda una ayuda económica a su esposo, quien se dedica a trabajar fuera del hogar. Dolores solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL para que de este modo pueda hacer crecer su tienda y surtirla con todo los productos necesarios para aumentar sus ingresos con: Jugos, sodas y pan dulce, es en lo que ella desea invertir, pues es lo que posee más demanda en el lugar.

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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
  • 747
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dolores to buy essential goods, such as juices, sodas, and sweet bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2012
Jul 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013