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Vicenta lives alone in the family house.

She works selling underwear for men and women. Through her efforts and dedication she has a simple business that is her main source of income. She has worked all her life in order to earn her daily bread, not having other income, which is why she wants to keep her business active for a much longer time. She is an entrepreneur who is dedicated and charismatic in her work.

Many people favor her because her business always has a variety of intimate apparel and the best of everything at very good prices. Thanks to her experience and good service to her customers, she has earned their confidence and each day they solicit her more.

She made the decision to ask for a loan from Integral in order to invest in her business buying more intimate apparel to have a variety. All this is done in order to supply her business so that the customers always find what they are looking for. Thus, she hopes to expand her earnings to improve her quality of life.
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Vicenta, habita sola en casa familiar. Ella se dedica al comercio de ropa interior para hombre y mujer, con esfuerzo y dedicación posee un humilde negocio que es su principal fuente de ingreso. Ha trabajado toda su vida para poder ganarse el sustento diario, no cuenta con otra entrada de ingresos. Por lo que su deseo es mantener activo su negocio por mucho más tiempo. Ella es una mujer emprendedora, dedicada y carismática en su trabajo. Muchas personas la prefieren ya que en su negocio siempre hay variedad de prendas intimas y lo mejor de todo a precios muy accesibles. Gracias a su experiencia y buen servicio a los clientes, ha logrado ganarse la confianza de ellos que cada día la prefieren más. Tomó la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su negocio en la compra de mas ropa intima y tener variedad. Todo esto lo hace con el fin de mantener surtido su negocio para que los clientes siempre encuentren lo que buscan. De esta forma espera aumentar sus ganancias que le permitan mejorar su calidad de vida.

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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
  • 700
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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 $600 helped Vicenta to buy more intimate apparel in order to have a variety of merchandise to sell in her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013