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Ángela, age 31, lives with her husband and two children who are in school. In the afternoons, her children help with the business. Ángela has a store where she sells various products such as basic grains, soups, juices, sodas, bread, eggs, shirts, shorts, and other items. With the great amount of effort she has invested, Ángela has been able to expand her store gradually and generate more income in the end.

She is requesting a loan from Apoyo Integral so that she will have the money to buy products in bulk and at a lower price. This will be a great benefit for her business because she will be able to acquire more products, keep her store stocked, and gain more customers. As a result, Ángela hopes to improve her family’s finances.

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Ángela de 31 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo y dos hijos quienes se dedican a estudiar y por las tardes a ayudarle con el negocio. Ángela posee una tienda de productos varios como granos básicos, sopas, jugos, sodas, pan, huevos, camisas, shorts y otros más, Con mucho esfuerzo ella ha ido invirtiendo poco a poco en el crecimiento de la tienda con el fin de obtener mayores ganancias. Ángela solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, con el deseo de contar con el dinero para comprar productos por mayor y de esta forma poder obtenerlos a menores precios, lo cual sería de mucho beneficio para el negocio debido a que podrá ganar más por productos y al mismo tiempo surtir la tienda y contar con más clientes. De esta forma Ángela espera mejorar su economía familiar.

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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
  • 545
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Angela to buy food products for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013