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Sonia Esperanza
Sonia Esperanza J. D. M. is 38 years old and lives in Ilopango with her three young children, who are all studying. Sonia makes beef and ham sandwiches, which she sells along the main street of Ilopango. Sonia applied for the loan to purchase a cart where she can make and sell her sandwiches. She currently has to rent a cart. As a single mother, she wants to improve her business because it is the only income with which she can proviD. all the necessities to her three small children.
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Sonia Esperanza J. D. M. D. 38 años D. edad, resiD. en Ilopango junto a sus tres hijos menores D. edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar. Sonia posee una venta D. tortas, las cuales son elaboradas D. carne o jamón y las comercializa sobre la calle principal D. Ilopango. Sonia solicita un préstamo para poder comprar un carretón donD. pueda elaborar y vender las tortas, ya que el que posee es un carretón alquilado. Ella como madre soltera desea mejorar las condiciones D. su negocio, ya que es la única fuente D. ingresos con la que cuenta para brindarles todo lo necesario a sus tres pequeños hijos.

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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
  • 731
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  • $29,699,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Sonia Esperanza purchase of a food cart.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2009
Nov 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011