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Mirna Guadalupe
Mirna is 33 years old and lives in her own house with her husband and their two children. Her husband has his own taxi business near the area where they live, and she has a small store where she sells a variety of items like rice, beans, candy, sugar, oil, detergent, etc.

She has worked in this business for many years, and thanks to God and her dedication, she has succeeded in keeping it active for all this time. It’s important to point out that she doesn’t have a permanent job, so she works taking care of and attending to the store.

She characterizes herself as being very hardworking, and above all very enterprising and responsible, since she always successfully achieves the goals that she sets. Her dream is to see her business flourish and obtain greater earnings, with the objective of improving her own quality of life and that of her family.

In accordance with the aforementioned, she has made the decision to request this loan from INTEGRAL in order to invest in her little store through the purchase of merchandise such as: candy, sugar, rice, beans, detergent, coffee, milk, etc. In such a way, her store will always have everything that her customers look for, and therefore she will be able to achieve her dream of improving her and her family’s quality of life.
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Mirna de 33 años de edad habita en casa propia junto con esposo y sus dos hijos. Su esposo tiene un negocio propio de taxis ubicado cerca en la zona donde vive y ella posee una tiendita en la cual vende diversidad de artículos tales como: arroz, frijoles, golosinas, azúcar, aceite, detergente, etc. Tiene muchos años de dedicarse al negocio y gracias a Dios y a su dedicación a logrado mantenerlo activo por todo este tiempo. Cabe destacar que no tiene un trabajo fijo y se dedica a cuidar y atender en la tienda. Ella se caracteriza por ser muy trabajadora y sobre todo muy emprendedora y responsable ya que las metas que se propone siempre las alcanza con mucho éxito. Su sueño es ver su negocio florecer y lograr mejorar sus ingresos con el objetivo de mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia. De acuerdo a lo anterior ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su pequeña tiendita en la compra de mercadería como: golosinas, azúcar, arroz, frijoles, detergente, café, leche, etc. De tal forma que su tienda siempre tenga todo lo que los clientes buscan y así poder alcanzar su sueño de mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 677
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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 $700 helped Mirna Guadalupe to purchase merchandise like candy, sugar, rice, beans, detergent, coffee, milk, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013