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Linda Carolina
Linda Carolina lives with her life partner, Edgar, and their children in their own house. She works selling candles, imitation bracelets, ear rings, etc. In addition, she will work selling sweet bread and coffee in order to expand her business and pay the household expenses.

She has had this business for several years and has gained a lot of experience in sales, which allows her to get the best profits. She works from her home and also as a street vendor in the outskirts of the community where she lives. She is very well known and has gained many customers that prefer the quality of her goods, good prices, and excellent service.

Linda is a woman who is known for her kindness, honesty, and for being very dedicated to her work. She is always striving towards the goals that she wants to reach and knows that with effort and love for her work, she will be able to see the success that she wants so much.

In recent weeks, demand has increased and she wants to take advantage of it by expanding her business and making a new investment, but she lacks sufficient funds to back it up. For this reason, she is asking INTEGRAL for a loan that will allow her to buy trinkets, sweet bread, coffee, etc.

Linda Carolina has good payment references and impeccable morals. She guarantees that she will settle her debt and at the same time has hope that it will give her family a full life.
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Linda Carolina vive junto a su compañero de vida Edgar y sus hijos en casa propia; ella se dedica a la venta de velas y bisutería pulseras, aritos, entre otros, además para ampliar el negocio y completar los gastos del hogar se dedicara a vender pan dulce y café, tiene varios años con este negocio y se ha hecho de mucha experiencia en las ventas lo que le permite obtener las mejores ganancias; comercia desde su vivienda y de forma ambulante en las cercanías de la comunidad donde reside, es muy conocida y se ha hecho de mucha clientela que la prefiere por la calidad, los buenos precios y el excelente servicio; Linda es una mujer que se caracteriza por su amabilidad, honestidad y por ser muy dedicada a su labor, siempre esta luchando por las metas que desea alcanzar y sabe que con esfuerzo y amor a su trabajo podrá lograr el éxito que tanto desea, en las ultimas semanas aumento la demanda y quiere aprovechar para ampliar el negocio y realizar una nueva inversión, pero no posee de suficiente capital que la respalde por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar material de bisutería, pan dulce, café etc. Linda Carolina tiene buenas referencias de pago y una moral intachable, asegura que cancelara la deuda y a la vez tiene la esperanza que le dará a su familia una vida plena.

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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
  • 713
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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 $800 helped Linda Carolina trinkets, sweet bread, and coffee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015