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Francisca Elena
Francisca Elena Q. M. lives in the town of Santiago Nonualco in the department of La Paz. At 57 years old Francisca is still a happy person and a hard worker. She has run her business selling fast food, snacks, and drinks for 20 years. Francisca says that her business has been improving over the years thanks to the loans she has received. These loans have allowed her to consolidate and grow her business. She is now applying for a loan in order to continue investing in her business by purchasing supplies and increasing her production.
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Francisca Elena Q. M. residente del pueblo de Santiago Nonualco del departamento de La Paz. A sus 57 años de edad Francisca sigue siendo una persona alegre y con gran empeño en su negocio una venta de antojitos y productos como golosinas y bebidas, el cual ha manejado ya por una larga trayectoria de veinte años, Francisca manifiesta que su negocio ha ido mejorando con los años gracias a créditos otorgados que le han permitido consolidar su negocio y crecer económicamente, ella solicita ahora de un nuevo préstamo para poder así seguir invirtiendo en su negocio con la compra de materia prima para aumentar su producción.

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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
  • 713
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,629,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Francisca Elena purchase supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2009
Nov 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011