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Ana Elizabeth
Ana Elizabeth is 29 years old and has lived for some time with her husband and son in their own house. She sells French bread which she makes beginning in the early morning hours in her home. She also sells shoes for all types of tastes and preferences. She puts all her strength into covering all her household chores as well as her businesses and does not have help with these activities. Ana is an entrepreneur that never lets a business opportunity pass by, she is always looking for an honorable way to earn income. Since her business generates most of her earnings which covers most of the household necessities, she has decided to increase her supply with the objective of improving her profits to be able to better help her family. She is asking for this loan in order to make this investment because she can not do it by herself. She needs to buy raw materials for making French bread (flour) and to buy a variety of shoes, to achieve her objective of increasing her inventory and earnings, so that she can improve the quality of life for her and her family.
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Ana Elizabeth tiene 29 años de edad y ha vivido desde hace mucho tiempo junto con su esposo e hijo en casa de su propiedad. Ella se dedica a la venta de pan francés, el cual fabrica desde tempranas horas de la mañana en su hogar de residencia. Además también se dedica a la venta de calzado para todos los gustos y preferencias. Con mucho esfuerzo logra cubrir tantos las tareas de su hogar como las de sus negocios ya que no cuenta con la ayuda de nadie para poder cubrir dichas actividades. Ana es una mujer emprendedora ya que no deja pasar ninguna oportunidad de negocios, siempre está buscando la forma de generar ingresos de manera honrada. Dado a que su negocio genera gran parte de los ingresos, con los cuales logran cubrir muchas de las necesidades del hogar, ha tomado la decisión de incrementar la oferta con el objetivo de mejorar sus ganancias y poder ayudar de mejor manera a su familia. Solicita este préstamo para hacer dicha inversión dado que no puede hacerlo por sus medios. Necesita adquirir la materia prima necesaria para la elaboración de pan francés ( harina) y comprar variedad de zapatos, para lograr su objetivo de incrementar su inventario y ganancias, de tal forma que pueda mejorar su calidad de vida y la 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
  • 538
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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 $400 helped Ana Elizabeth to buy flour to make French bread and to buy a variety of shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2012
May 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013