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Evangelina, 53, lives with three daughters in a little house that she acquired thanks to much effort. Evangelina is a tenacious woman who has managed to raise her daughters who are working because economic conditions maD. it impossible for them to stay in school.

This woman dreams with seeing her family in better conditions and asks God to give her the necessary strength to continue helping them in any way possible. A great, brave, enterprising woman, she sells vegetables near where she lives. She has a stand where she offers all kinds of vegetables like: carrots, potatoes, cabbage and green chilies, among others. Her products are in high demand because she always tries to keep them fresh and, above all, treat her customers the best way possible.

Because of this she is asking INTEGRAL for this loan to be able to stock her small business with a variety of vegetables like: carrots, potatoes, manioc, chayote, chilies, tomatoes, etc. to offer a wider variety of vegetables and obtain more sales that will make it possible for her to support herself and continue helping her family.
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Evangelina D. 53 años D. edad, vive con tres hijas en una pequeña casita que logró adquirir gracias a muchos esfuerzos. Evangelina es una mujer luchadora que con su trabajo ha sacado adelante a sus hijas las cuales se encuentran trabajando ya que no lograron sacar sus estudios debido a la situación económica. Esta mujer sueña con ver a su familia en mejores condiciones y piD. a Dios que le D. la fuerzas necesarias para poder seguir ayudándolas en lo que pueda. Una gran mujer, valiente y emprendedora, se dedica a la venta D. verduras en la zona donD. resiD., tiene un puesto en el que ofrece todo tipo D. verduras como: zanahorias, papas, repollos, chile verD., entre otros. Sus productos son muy demandados ya que siempre trata la manera D. mantener productos frescos y sobre todo atender a sus clientes D. la mejor manera. Es por esta razón que solicita a INTEGRAL este crédito para poder abastecer su pequeño negocio D. variedad D. verduras como: zanahorias, papas, yuca, güisquiles, chiles, tomates, etc. y así poder ofrecer mayor variedad D. verduras y lograr obtener mayores ventas que le permitan sostenerse económicamente y seguir ayudando a 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
  • 461
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,312,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Evangelina to buy carrots, potatoes, manioc, chayote, chilies, tomatoes, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2011
Jul 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012