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Doña Ángela is 57 years old and lives in her own home with her life companion. For the past 10 years, she has been selling undergarments for women, men, and children as a street vendor at different markets and neighborhoods near her home. With the income she generates from her sales, Ángela is able to pay a few household expenses.

She is requesting a loan so that she can buy more undergarments in bulk and continue her business. This is her only source of income, so the loan will enable her to have better financial stability.

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Doña Ángela de 57 años de edad vive con su compañero de vida en casa propia, ella se dedica a la venta de ropa interior para damas, caballeros y niños desde hace 10 años vende de forma ambulante por los diferentes mercados y colonias que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, doña Ángela esta solicitando un préstamo para poder comprar más ropa interior por mayor y seguir con su negocio ya que esa es su única fuente de trabajo y así poder tener una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 717
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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 $500 helped Angela to buy more undergarments in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2013
Jul 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014