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Update on Lidia

Fifty-two year old Lidia lives with her life partner and their children. She is a very hard-working woman who has always been portrayed as very honest and responsible.

She has a small business where she sells choco-bananas, freezer pops, popsicles and other refrigerated foods. She also sells clothing on the street. She has always liked giving the best of herself and giving of herself fully to her work, serving as a good example to her children and the rest of her family.

Lidia wishes to increase her sales and for this reason approached INTEGRAL to apply for a loan to buy firewood, cocoa, skewers, fruit, bananas and sugar, among other things. She hopes to be able to count on the assistance, and hopes that God will not abandon her and will give her the blessing to take home the daily bread.
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Lidia de 52 años de edad habita junto a su compañero de vida y sus hijos. Es una mujer muy trabajadora que siempre se ha caracterizado por ser muy honesta y responsable. Posee un pequeño negocio donde vende chocobananos, bolis, paletas y demás alimentos de refrigeración aparte vede ropa de manera ambulante siempre le ha gustado dar lo mejor de si y entregarse de lleno en el trabajo siendo una gran ejemplo para sus hijos y demás familia. Lidia desea incrementar más su venta y para esto se acercó a INTEGRAL para solicitar un crédito y comprar leña, cacao, palitos de pincho, fruta, banano, azúcar entre otros espera contar con al ayuda y espero en Dios que no la abandonara y le permitirá dando la bendición de llevar el sustento diario a su hogar.

Previous Loan Details

52 year old Lidia lives with her partner and their children. She has a business selling tamales and vegetables in the place where she lives. She sells the tastiest tamales in the area. She makes chicken tamales as well as selling fresh tomatoes, onion, chiles, and other vegetables. She has had he... More from Lidia's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 672
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Lidia to buy firewood, cocoa, skewers, fruit, bananas and sugar, among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014