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Evangelina B. is 52 years old; she lives in Ilopango, located in the department of San Salvador. She lives with her 3 children of 28, 11, and 6 years of age. The eldest is a taxi driver and the 2 youngest are in school, her niece also lives with her and is disabled which prevents her from working but she helps her aunt in her business. Evangelina has a store where she sells perishable goods and basic household items. She has had her business for 13 years, and is very well-known in the area since she is recognized as being a hardworking woman that has taken advantage of each situation in her life to keep going and to give her children and niece a better life. Evangelina needs the loan to stock her store with more food products as well as buying new products. She has the dream of expanding her business which will allow her to improve her economic stability.
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Evangelina B. de 52 años de edad, reside en Ilopango, ubicado en el departamento de San Salvador. Vive junto a sus tres hijos de 28, 11 y 6 años de edad, de los cuales el mayor se dedica a trabajar como taxista, y los dos menores a estudiar, así mismo vive junto a una sobrina la cual es discapacitada, lo cual le impide trabajar, pero le ayuda a su tía con el negocio. Evangelina posee una tienda en la cual comercializa productos perecederos y de primera necesidad para el hogar. Dicho negocio lo posee desde hace 13 años, razón por la cual es muy conocida en el lugar, ya que siempre se ha destacado por ser una señora muy trabajadora, quien ha aprovechado cada situación en la vida para seguir adelante y brindarles una mejor vida a sus hijos y su sobrina. Evangelina solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda surtir su tienda con muchos más productos alimenticios, así mismo comprar productos nuevos. Ella cuenta con toda la ilusión de poder mejorar su negocio, lo cual le permitirá mejorar su estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 463
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,326,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Evangelina to buy perishable goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2010
Feb 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011