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Carmen Griselda
Carmen is 48 years old and lives with her husband and three children. She is a very happy and friendly woman who has good references from her friends and neighbors. She is someone who is responsible and respected and who is always working with her husband to get the family ahead. Carmen has a store where she sells all types of primary needs products and where she has worked for years to be able to stock it. In this way she is able to obtain all the possible benefits for her business.

Carmen is asking for a loan so that she can have the resources she needs to buy more merchandise such as bread, snacks, eggs, and other things which are the things she sells the most. In this way she will be able to buy more items for the home. All this is so that she can improve her store and have a more profitable store and also provide her children with a better quality of life.
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Carmen de 48 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo y tres hijos. Ella una señora muy alegre y amable, la cual posee muy buenas referencias por parte de sus amigos y vecinos, ya que se destaca por ser alguien responsable y respetuosa, la cual siempre ha trabajado junto a su esposo por sacar adelante su hogar. Carmen posee una tienda en la cual comercializa todo tipo de productos de primera necesidad, en la cual ha trabajado durante años para poder surtirla y de esta forma obtener todos los beneficios posibles de su negocio. Es por esto que Carmen, solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda contar con los recursos necesarios para comprar muchos más productos comestibles como: pan, golosinas, huevos y otros más, de los cuales son los que más se venden, así mismo comprar productos de primera necesidad para el hogar. Todo esto es con el fin de mejorar las ganancias obtenidas por la tienda y así poseer un negocio más rentable y brindarles una vida mejor a sus hijos.

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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
  • 715
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,086,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Carmen Griselda to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013