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Isaura is 58 years old, and resides in La Libertad, El Salvador. She lives with her two children and her husband, who works as a mason. Isaura has a carpenter shop in which she makes clothes racks, shelves, and tables, among other things.

Despite the fact that this is very hard work for her, the business has grown to the point where her neighbors are asking for her work, and she is even distributing her articles in different furniture stores, even in the national capital.

Isaura is requesting a loan to buy prime materials for her business. In this manner, she will be able to finish her work more rapidly, since she will have greater resources which which to accomplish it.

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Isaura F. D. C. D. 58 años D. edad resiD. en La Libertad, vive junto a sus dos hijos y su esposo el cual trabaja como albañil. Isaura posee una carpintería en la cuál se dedica a elaborar roperos, estantes, mesas, entre otras cosas más. A pesar D. ser un trabajo muy duro para ella, ha logrado crecer en su negocio D. manera que sus vecinos solicitan su trabajo, y así también distribuye sus artículos a diferentes mueblerías incluso en la capital del país. Isaura solicita un préstamo, ya que desea comprar materia prima para su negocio, D. esta manera ella podrá realizar mas rápido su trabajo ya que contará con más recursos para realizarlo.

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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
  • 549
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Isaura tO BUY WOOD.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 21, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010