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Elsy Guadalupe
45-year old Elsy lives with her two children and a daughter-in-law. She still supports her younger son. A few years ago Elsy decided to open her own business selling basic foods such as eggs, coffee, sugar, milk, candy etc. With the money she earns and help from her older son, she manages to pay for household expenses.

Sra. Elsy now wishes to expand her business so she is seeking a loan to buy more stock such as candy, eggs, oil, sugar etc. and thus ensure a better standard of living for her family.
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Elsy de 45 años de edad vive con sus dos hijos y una nuera el menor de sus hijos de pende de ella, hace unos años elsy decidió abrir su propio negocio de venta de artículos de alimentación básicos necesarios en su vecindario como huevos, cafe, azucar, leche, golosinas, etc. con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas y la ayuda que le da su hijo mayor logran solventar los gastos de su hogar. Doña Elsy quiere acrecentar su negocio por eso solicita un credito que le permita surtir mas su negocio con golosinas, huevos, aceite, azucar, entre otros y asi asegurar un mejor bienestar para su familia.

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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
  • 500
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,356,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Elsy Guadalupe buy eggs, sugar, milk, candy, basic grains etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014