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Patricia Del Carmen
Patricia del Carmen H. is 26 years old. She lives in Usulután Department with her husband and their 4-year old son. Patricia owns a small business in which she sells different types of sweets, like candies, gum, cookies and juice. She also sells instant coffee and basic grains, along with other basic needs products. She sells these item in bulk. Her business is located in the “Mercado de Pelotas” market, which is one of the largest markets in Usulután. Patricia is requesting the loan to be able to invest in her business. She plans to buy a greater quantity of sweets, basic grains, juices and other items, and in this way to increase her sales, which are a great financial help to her family.
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Patricia del Carmen H. de 26 años de edad, reside en el departamento de Usulután en donde vive junto a su esposo y un hijo de 4 años de edad. Patricia posee un pequeño negocio en el cual comercializa diferentes tipos de golosinas como: dulces, chicles, galletas, jugos, así mismo comercializa café en polvo, granos básicos entre otros productos de primera necedidad. Estos los comercializa por mayor, y su negocio se encuentra ubicado en el mercado llamado “mercado de Pelotas”, uno de los mercados más grandes de Usulután. Patricia solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda invertir en el negocio, comprando mayor cantidad de golosinas, granos básicos, jugos y otros más, y de esta forma aumentar las ventas, las cuales sean de mucha ayuda para la economía de su familia.

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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
  • 530
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,752,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Patricia Del Carmen to purchase basic needs products, which will be invested in her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2010
Nov 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011