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Edelmira H. D. P. is 64 years old, a vigorous and hard-working woman. She has a stall in the central market of San Salvador, where she sells different products such as baskets, purses, handbags, plastic piggy banks, brooms, ropes, and other products. She lives in the Sonsonate district with her husband, who works as a merchant of various products, and she also lives with her daughter, who works for her personal expenses and also contributes a little to the household. Señora Edelmira has had this business in the same location for 43 years, which has maD. her very well known in the market by various people who have been her customers for a long time. She has very good personal references, since she is well known for being kind and hard-working.

Edelmira is applying for a loan to buy more products and in this way to stock her business with more brooms, plastic bottles for collecting water, wicker baskets for storing clothes, and other items that at the present time are rather scarce, like the last-mentioned item. Edelmira's greatest desire is to continue forward with her business and thus count on the earnings that she needs.
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Edelmira H. D. P. D. 64 años D. edad, una señora muy esforzada y trabajadora, posee un puesto en el mercado Central D. San Salvador, en el cual comercializa diferentes productos como: canastas, bolsones, carteras, alcancías D. plásticos, escobas, lazos y otros productos más. Ella vive en el departamento D. Sonsonate, junto a su esposo el cual trabaja como comerciante D. productos varios, y así mismo vive junto a su hija la cual se dedica a trabajar para sus gastos personales y aportar un poco a la casa. La señora Edelmira cuenta con 43 años D. poseer este negocio en el mismo lugar, lo cual la ha hecho muy conocida en el mercado por diferentes personas las cuales son clientes D. ella desD. mucho tiempo atrás. Ella cuenta con muy buenas referencias personales, ya que las personas la conocen muy bien por ser amable y trabajadora. Edelmira solicita un préstamo para poder comprar más productos y D. esta forma surtir el negocio con más escobas, depósitos plásticos para colocar agua, canastas D. mimbre para colocar ropa y otros más, los cuales en la actualidad son bastante escasos como el ultimo mencionado, el mayor deseo D. Edelmira es el D. continuar adelante con su negocio y D. esta forma contar con las ganancias necesarias.

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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
  • 552
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Edelmira buy domestic products to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011