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Silvia Elizabeth
Silvia is 34 years old. She is a single mother of two daughters, ages 13 and 8. She is very hard-working, since she has to support her family by herself. Silvia sells vegetables in the market, where she offers several varieties of vegetables for which there is much demand. With the desire to improve over her competition, which is great, she is applying to INTEGRAL for a loan, with which she can buy a greater variety of vegetables such as cabbage, yucca, chiles, cauliflower, onions, and others. Silvia longs to improve her earnings, since it is her only source of income and she needs to support her two daughters, who are her priority. She wants to give them all the best, which she will manage thanks to this loan, since this represents the key to improve.
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Silvia de 34 años de edad, madre soltera de dos hijas de 13 y 8 años de edad, es muy trabajadora ya que debe sostener ella sola a su familia. Silvia se dedica a la venta de verduras en el mercado, en donde ofrece algunas variedades de verduras y que cuentan con mucha demanda. Con el deseo de mejorar ante su competencia, la cual es mucha, ella solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, por medio del cual pueda comprar más variedad de verduras como: repollo, yuca, chiles, coliflor, cebollas y otros más. Silvia ansía mejorar sus ganancias ya que es su única fuente de ingresos y debe mantener a sus dos hijas quienes son su prioridad y desea entregarles todo lo mejor, lo cual logrará gracias a dicho préstamo ya que este representa la llave para mejorar.

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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
  • 557
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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 $700 helped Silvia Elizabeth to buy vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013