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Armida A. D. P. is 47 years old. She works in traveling sales, selling all types of undergarments. Armida works every day in order to earn enough to cover the food and school fees for her 17 year old son and her 7 year old grandson, who depend on her earnings. Armida is the only source of income for her family, and she is asking for a loan to increase her merchandise and expand the variety of her products. In this way she'll be able to obtain better earnings during the dry season, because during the rainy season it is difficult for her to travel the streets. Armida would like to expand her business and increase her earnings.
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Armida A. D. P., es una señora D. 47 años D. edad, la cuál trabaja D. manera ambulante para poder comercializar sus productos tales como licras, shorts y todo lo relacionado con ropa interior. Ella trabaja diariamente para poder costear la alimentación y estudios D. su hijo D. 17 años D. edad y su nieto D. 7 años, los cuales depenD. únicamente D. lo que ella logra obtener D. sus ganancias. Ya que Armida es la única fuente D. ingresos para su familia, ella solicita un préstamo y D. esta manera, poder aumentar su mercadería y variedad D. productos, D. modo que pueda obtener mayores ganancias durante la temporada seca, debido a que en la temporada lluviosa se le dificulta poder salir a las calles y vender sus productos, es por ellos que su deseo más granD. es ampliar su negocio y percibir mayores ganancias.

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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
  • 720
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,126,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Armida acquire more and newer merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010