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Silvia, 41, is a very hardworking, responsible person. She lives with her mother who helps her with the housework and with her son who helps her with household expenses. Silvia’s a seamstress working making uniforms and clothes for adults and children. She has worked this way for many years which makes her a professional in the field and which has won over people’s trust. Silvia’s asking INTEGRAL for a loan to buy zippers, buttons, thread in assorted colors and others to make more articles of clothing she hopes will improve her income to live better.
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Silvia de 41 años de edad, es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable, ella vive junto a su madre quien le ayuda con los quehaceres del hogar y junto a su hijo quien le ayuda con los gastos del hogar. Silvia es costurera y trabaja elaborando uniformes y ropa para adultos y niños, ella ha trabajado durante mucho años de esta manera lo que la hace una profesional en área contando con la confianza de las personas. Silvia solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL para poder comprar zippers, botones, hilos de colores y otros más para elaborar más prendas de vestir con lo que espera mejorar sus ganancias y vivir 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
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,653,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Silvia to buy fabric, thread and other sewing supplies to make clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2012
Oct 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013