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Elena Marisol
Elena Marisol G. D. C. lives in the Apopa municipality in the San Salvador department. At her 39 years of age she works in her small business selling candies, fruits and vegetables, soap and other household products. She makes a living in this manner and contributes, along with her husband, to the household expenses as her husband is obligated to travel to the United States periodically to increase their income.

Elena is requesting a loan in order to stock her store with products which will allow her to make the most of her earnings so that she can invest in the development of her two small children especially during the time when her husband is out of the country.
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Elena Marisol G. D. C., resiD. en el municipio D. Apopa en el departamento D. San Salvador, a sus 39 años D. edad debe trabajar en su pequeño negocio el cuál es una pequeña tienda en la que venD. golosinas algunas frutas verduras, jabón y otros enseres del hogar. D. esta manera ella se gana la vida y contribuye junto a su esposo con los gastos del hogar, ya que este se ve obligado a viajar periódicamente hacia los Estados Unidos para poder incrementar los ingresos del hogar. Elena solicita un préstamo con el fin D. poder abastecer con más productos su tienda y aprovechar al máximo sus ganancias y poder invertirlas en el desarrollo D. sus dos pequeños hijos, sobre todo en el tiempo que su esposo esta fuera del país.

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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
  • 736
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,054,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Elena Marisol stock more products for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010