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Sandra Elizabeth
Sandra Elizabeth lives with her children and her husband, together they work to give their youngsters everything they need. Sandra works sowing corn and beans, and it is thanks to this activity they have been able to get ahead. She is also responsible for selling basic grains in her town's central park, where she has already gained a lot of steady customers.

Sandra is seeking a loan through which she will be able to fulfill her dream of seeing her plots of land completely filled up, and as a result, produce a greater quantity of corn and beans. With this loan, Sandra hopes to significantly improve her sales as they are the family's only source of income, which is why it is important to improve the business and thereby provide a better life for her children.
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Sandra Elizabeth vive junto a sus hijos y su esposo junto al cual se dedican a trabajar para brindarle todo lo necesario a sus pequeños. Sandra trabaja sembrando maíz y frijoles, actividad gracias a la cual han logrado salir adelante. Ella se encarga además de comercializar los granos básicos en el parque central de su pueblo, donde posee ya muchos clientes fijos. Sandra solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda cumplir su sueño de ver sus parcelas completamente llenas, y de esta forma producir mayor cantidad de maíz y frijoles. Con esto Sandra espera mejorar en gran manera sus ventas, ya que son la única fuente de ingresos que posee su familia, por lo que es de mucha importancia mejorar el negocio y así asegurarles a sus hijos una vida mejor.

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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
  • 709
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,637,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Sandra Elizabeth to buy beans to sow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 19, 2012
Jul 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013