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Elsy Guadalupe
Elsy Guadalupe is 46 years old and is a very hardworking and responsible woman who has her own business. She lives with her life partner and her two children who are studying. Elsy works selling clothes and shoes for women, men and children. Her shop is located in the main street of the village she lives in, which is a street where there is a lot of trade as there are various businesses and street-sellers there, so a large number of people pass through. She would like to be able to increase her sales and thus receive greater profits, which would be of great help to her family. This is why she is requesting a loan with which she can buy larger quantities of underwear, shoes and sandals in different sizes and styles so that she can catch the attention of many more potential customers. She is doing all this in the hope of improving her sales and to earn the necessary money to improve her family's stability and so that they have all that they need.
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Elsy Guadalupe de 46 años de edad, es una señora muy trabajadora y responsable quien posee su propio negocio. Ella vive junto a su compañero de vida y dos hijos que se dedican a estudiar. Elsy se dedica a la venta de ropa, zapatos para mujeres, hombres y niños. Su venta está ubicada en la calle principal del centro del pueblo en que reside, la cual es una calle de mucho comercio debido a que se encuentran diferentes negocios y ventas ambulantes y así mismo es muy transitado por una gran cantidad de personas. Ella desea poder aumentar sus ventas y así percibir mayores ganancias, las cuales sean de mucho beneficio para su familia, es por esto que solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de ropa interior, zapatos y sandalias, en diferentes tallas y estilos y así poder llamar la atención de muchas más personas las cuales sean compradores potenciales, todo esto lo hace con la ilusión de mejorar sus ventas y así poder contar con el dinero necesario para mejorar la estabilidad del hogar y también contar con todo lo necesario.

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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
  • 708
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,167,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Elsy Guadalupe to buy underwear and shoes to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2012
Sep 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013