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Reina Isabel
Reina is 36 years old and lives with her husband, who works very hard to sustain their household and provide everything they need.

Reina sells chicken, vegetables, and spices in front of the market in the area where she lives. She has established customers. Reina also studied cosmetology, so she receives customers in her home who are in need of haircuts. This provides her with an additional source of income.

Reina is requesting a loan in order to buy a large quantity of chicken, vegetables, and spices so that she can grow her business and add new products.

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Reina de 36 años de edad, vive junto a su esposo con quien trabajan muy duro por sostener su hogar y contar con todo lo necesario. Reina se dedica a la venta de pollo, verduras y especial frente al mercado del lugar que reside, contando con clientes fijos. Así también ha estudiado para cosmetología y recibe en su casa a personas para realizarles cortes de pelo, lo que le permite tener una fuente de ingresos adicionales. Reina solicita un préstamo con el cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de pollo, verduras y especias y así hacer crecer su negocio incluyendo incluso productos nuevos.

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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
  • 681
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,576,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Reina Isabel to buy chicken, vegetables, and spices to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013