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Eugenia is 62 years old and lives in her own house with her husband, who is a farmer. She owns a small shop where she sells all types of sweets, games, among other things. She has had her business for many years. It is located in her house and is well known by her neighbours.

Eugenia wants to extend her business and invest in order to be able to stock her small shop but she needs capital as the only earnings she receives just about cover the family expenses. This is why she is requesting a loan which will allow her to buy necessary things for her small shop. She states that she will pay back the loan and trust that she will be able to give her family a better quality of life.
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Eugenia de 62 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposo que es agricultor; ella posee una pequeña tienda donde vende golisinas de todo tipo, juegos, entre otras cosas, tiene muchos años con su negocio, lo tiene ubicado en su lugar de residencia, es muy reconocida por los vecinos de la zona, ella quiere acrecentar el negocio y realizar una nueva inversión para poder surtir con productos su pequeña tienda pero necesita de capital ya que con las ganancias que obtiene solo alcanza ha solventar sus gastos familiares por eso solicita un crédito que le permita comprar lo necesario para su pequeña tienda, asegura que cancelara la deuda y a la vez confía en que le dará a su familia una mejor 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
  • 514
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Eugenia to buy supplies such as sweets, juices, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014