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Ana Arabela
Ana Arabela is sixty years old and lives with her children in her own home. She makes a living selling food, breakfast, and lunch. She sells fried plantains, beans, cream, soup, grilled beef, salad, and drinks, among other items. Her business is located in her home and she's had it for several years. With time she has gained a lot of experience in the kitchen and with sales. She has a lot of customers as she prepares the most exquisite dishes in the area. People prefer her because everything is very hygienic, made with the best quality raw materials, at affordable prices, and has the fastest service. Ana is a woman who loves her work and devotes herself to it day after day because she knows that only if she puts in her best effort and motivation will she reach success. One of her biggest dreams is to expand her business. Now that they've increased sales she wants to take advantage of this and invest in supplies for production. For this reason they are requesting a loan from Integral that will allow her to buy basic grains, meat, sausage, dairy products, vegetables, drinks, etc. Ana Arabela is very responsible and has excellent credit references for which reason she is assured that she will be able to pay the debt and at the same time has the certainty that she will give her family a better life.
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Ana Arabela de sesenta años de edad vive junto a sus hijos en casa propia; ella se dedica a la venta de comida, desayunos y almuerzos vende plátanos fritos, frijoles, crema, sopas, carne asada, ensaladas, bebidas entre otros, el negocio está ubicado en su residencia y tiene varios años de tenerlo; con el tiempo se ha hecho de mucha experiencia en la cocina y en las ventas, tiene mucha clientela pues Ana prepara los platillos más exquisitos de la zona, la gente la prefiere porque todo es muy higiénico, elaborado con materia prima de primera calidad, precios accesibles y con el servicio más rápido; Ana es una mujer que ama su labor, se entrega día con día al máximo porque sabe que solo si pone todo el esfuerzo y motivación alcanzara el éxito, uno de sus más grandes sueños es hacer crecer su negocio. Ahora que aumentaron las ventas quiere aprovechar e invertir en insumos para la producción por eso le solicitan a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar granos básicos, carnes, embutidos, lácteos, verduras, bebidas, etc. Ana Arabela es muy responsable y tiene excelentes referencias crediticias por eso asegura que podrá pagar la deuda, y a la vez tiene la certeza que le dará a su familia una vida mejor.

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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
  • 682
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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 $1,500 helped Ana Arabela to buy basic grains, meat, sausage, dairy products, vegetables, and drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2012
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013