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Sonia Elizabeth
Sonia is 37 years old and lives with her husband and two young children. Sonia has her own business at home where she sells notebooks, paper, pencil holders and other items. She also sells gifts and games and with the goal to have greater earnings, she also sells seasonal fruits and vegetables. Sonia is a very friendly and peaceful woman from whom her customers are very pleased to acquire their goods.

She is requesting a loan from Integral with which she will be able to invest in the purchase of fruits and vegetables due to the fact that her business is very stable. She obtains daily earnings and wishes to increase her clientele by purchasing more vegetables and fruits which will be of great help to her home.
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Sonia de 37 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo y dos hijos menores de edad. Sonia posee un negocio propio en su casa de habitación en donde comercializa cuadernos, papeles, lapiceros y otros más, así mismo vende artículos de regalo y juguetes y con el fin de poder contar con más ganancias también vende verduras y frutas de estación. Sonia es una señora muy amable y tranquila por lo que sus clientes se sienten muy a gusto adquiriendo sus productos. Ella solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, con el cual pueda invertir en la venta de frutas y verdura debido a que este negocio es muy estable en donde obtiene ganancias diarias, por lo que desea aumentar su clientela comprando más verduras y más frutas lo que será de mucha ayuda para su hogar.

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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
  • 845
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Sonia Elizabeth to buy vegetables to then sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013