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Ana Ruth
Ana Ruth M. D. S. is 45 years old and resides in the town of Jiquilisco, which is located in the Department of Usulután. She lives with her husband, who is currently not employed but receives rent from a piece of land that is part of their property. Ana Ruth has a store in her home where she sells food products and basic household necessities. She has been selling these types of products for six years. During this time, she has gained several established customers who shop at her business on a daily basis.

Ana is requesting a loan so that she can have the necessary funds to invest in her store. She will increase the quantity of products she has in stock so that she can satisfy the needs of her customers. Improving her business is of great importance to Ana since it generates a large part of the income needed to sustain her household.

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Ana Ruth M. D. S. D. 45 años D. edad, resiD. en el municipio D. Jiquilisco, ubicado en el departamento D. Usulután. Vive junto a su esposo quien en la actualidad no posee empleo, pero ha dado en alquiler un terreno D. su propiedad. Ana Ruth posee una tienda en la cual comercializa productos alimenticios y D. primera necesidad para el hogar, su negocio está ubicado en su casa D. habitación, lugar en el cual comercializa este tipo D. productos desD. hace 6 años, tiempo durante el cual ha logrado obtener muchos clientes fijos, los cuales compran en su negocio a diario. Ana solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda contar con el dinero necesario para invertir en la tienda, aumentando la cantidad D. productos que posee y D. esta manera satisfacer todas las necesidades D. sus clientes. Para Ana mejorar su negocio es D. mucha importancia, ya que es gracias a este D. donD. obtienen la mayor parte D. ingresos para sostener su hogar.

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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 $1,200 helped Ana Ruth purchase merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011