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Isabel Cristina
Isabel Cristina, 48, lives with her spouse and children. She has a home-based store where she sells basic staple items like beans, rice, juice, milk and bread, among others. She has attained a large clientele lately because everything she sells is of the best quality and she sells it at affordable prices; besides, service is excellent.

Isabel is a very hardworking woman who is always seeking opportunities. She wants a better future and has many dreams to make reality. She believes that one must go after happiness and the universe will open doors where there used to be only walls.

She decided to ask Integral for a loan that will make it possible for her to buy basic grains, snacks, bread, instant products, beverages, etc. Isabel Cristina has a strong hope that she will improve her family’s living conditions this way.
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Isabel Cristina de cuarenta y ocho años de edad vive junto a su compañero de vida y sus hijos. Ella posee una tienda en el lugar de su residencia donde vende productos de primera necesidad frijoles, arroz, jugos, leche, pan entre otros, se ha hecho de mucha clientela últimamente pues todo lo que comercia es de primera calidad y lo vende a precios accesibles además el servicio es excelente; Isabel es una mujer muy trabajadora siempre dispuesta a buscar oportunidades, quiere un mejor futuro y tiene muchos sueños por cumplir, piensa que hay que perseguir la dicha, y el universo abrirá puertas donde solo había paredes, se decidió a solicitarle a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar granos básicos, golosinas, pan, producto instantáneo, bebidas, etc. Isabel Cristina tiene la esperanza determinante que así mejorará las condiciones de vida 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
  • 724
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,708,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Isabel Cristina to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 29, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013