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Leonor A. lives in the Zacatecoluca departament of La Paz, along with her husband and young children. Leonor dedicates herself to the sale of seafood, and travels to the docks on a daily basis to buy what she will be selling during the day. Later, she goes to the market in Zacatecoluca and travels throughout it on foot yelling out her prices and offering her fish and shrimp for sale. Leonor requests a loan to be able to purchase seafood.
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Leonor A. vive en Zacatecoluca departamento de la Paz, Leonor vive con su esposo y con sus hijos aun menores de edad. Leonor se dedica a la venta de mariscos diariamente viaja hasta el muelle a comprar lo que venderá en el día, luego se va al mercado central de Zacatecoluca y de manera ambulante se pasea por todo el mercado gritando sus precios y ofreciendo su venta de pescado y camarones. Leonor solicita un crédito para poder comprar mariscos.

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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
  • 642
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  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Leonor to purchase seafood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2009
Feb 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010