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Lidia Del Carmen
Lidia del Carmen M. D. R., 33, lives in La Herradura, La Paz department with her husband, who is a bricklayer, and their two children, who are 12- and 7-year-old students.

Lidia has a grocery store. She started her business two years ago hoping to forge a better future and have a better quality of life for herself and her husband but, most of all, for her children. The store is in her home and her children help her out in the afternoons.

Lidia is asking for funding to buy stock items that her customers require and that she does not currently stock. This will make it easier for her to get these products which are very necessary so that her business can grow and she can earn higher profits.
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Lidia del Carmen M. D. R. D. 33 años D. edad, resiD. en La Herradura, ubicado en el departamento D. La Paz. Vive junto a su esposo el cual posee un trabajo como albañil, y vive junto a sus dos hijos D. 12 y 7 años D. edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar. Lidia posee una tienda D. productos perecederos y D. primera necesidad para el hogar. DesD. hace dos años atrás que inicio su negocio con la esperanza D. poder forjarse un mejor futuro y D. esta manera tener una mejor calidad D. vida tanto para ella, su esposo pero sobre todo para sus hijos. El negocio esta ubicado en su casa D. habitación, en donD. sus hijos le ayudan por la tarD. a atender el negocio. Lidia solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda obtener el dinero necesario para surtir su negocio, con productos como embutidos, pan, detergente, medicinas y otros más. Así mismo Lidia posee un listado D. los productos que sus clientes piden y que ella aún no posee, esto le facilitara el poder comprar productos los cuales son muy necesarios para que su negocio crezca y pueda obtener mayores ganancias.

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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
  • 546
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  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Lidia Del Carmen to buy perishables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2010
Feb 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2011