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Blanca Lidia
Doña Blanca is 48 years old, lives in her own house with her two children, and has a shop where she sells staple goods like beans, milk, eggs, and bread, among others. She has spent many years with her business and this has given her sales experience that allows her to get better profits. It is located in her home, in a very busy town. Her business is well-known by the neighbors in the area and she has many customers since she has the store well-stocked.

She wants to increase the business and make a new investment but she needs the capital. This is why she asks for a loan that allows her to buy what she needs for the store. She is certain that she can pay off the debt and at the same time believes that she will give her family a better quality of life.
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Doña blanca de 48 años de edad vive en casa propia con sus dos hijos, ella posee una tienda donde vende artículos de primera necesidad, frijoles, leche, huevos, pan, entre otros, tiene muchos años con su negocio y eso le ha regalado experiencia en las ventas que le permite obtener las mejores ganancias, esta ubicada en el lugar de su residencia en una localidad muy transitada, es muy reconocida por los vecinos de la zona , se ha hecho de mucha clientela, pues tiene la tienda surtida, ella quiere acrecentar el negocio y realizar una nueva inversión pero necesita de capital por eso solicita un crédito que le permita comprar lo necesario para su tienda, asegura que cancelara la deuda y a la vez confía en que le dará a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 752
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,027,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Blanca Lidia to buy basic grains, sugar, oil, eggs, gasoline, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014