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Domitila, age 49, lives with her daughter, with whom she works in her own business. She is a single mother, and she works very hard to get her daughter ahead and to give her the best and everything she needs.

Domitila has a store where she sells perishable products and basic needs products. The store is located in her house.

She is requesting a loan to stock her business. This is because Domitila does not have the money needed to do so. It is much needed by her as much as for her daughter. It is this business that’s allows them to cover the family expenses.

She wishes to be able to stock her store with products like detergent, canned food, bread, candy, drinks, plastic products, and others. These are basic needs products for the household. They are also the products that are most requested in the store.

Domitila hope to improve her income in order to have a more stable life.
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Domitila de 49 años de edad, vive junto a su hija con quien se dedican a su propio negocio. Ella es madre soltera quien trabaja muy duro por sacar adelante a su hija adelante y brindarle todo lo mejor y necesario. La señora Domitila posee una tienda en la que comercializa productos perecederos y de primera necesidad, la cual está ubicada en su casa de habitación. Ella solicita un préstamo por medio del cual tenga la capacidad económica de surtir su negocio, esto debido a que Domitila no cuenta con el dinero necesario para hacerlo, y es muy necesario tanto para ella como para su hija, ya que es este el negocio que les permite solventar sus gastos familiares. Ella desea poder surtir su tienda con productos como detergente, comida enlatada, pan, golosinas, bebidas, productos plásticos y otros más, los cuales son de primera necesidad en un hogar y que también son los que se solicitan más en una tienda. Domitila espera mejorar las ganancias y de esta forma contar con una vida más estable.

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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
  • 607
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,040,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Domitila to buy bread, drinks, and plastic products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013