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Nais, 43, lives with her life partner and her two children in her own house.

She makes snacks--tostadas with potatoes, yuca, plantains, etc.--that she sells on foot in a cart in the neighboring communities. With the profits from her sales and the help of her life partner she's able to cover some of the household expenses.

Nais is requesting a loan to buy fresh fruit, oil, yuca, potatoes, and plantains to make these dishes and be able to give her family what they need without any limitations.
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Doña Nais de 43 años de edad vive con su compañero de vida y sus dos hijos en casa propia, ella elabora antojitos: tostadas de tajaditas de papas, yuca, platanitos, etc. que vende de forma ambulante en un carreton en las colonias aledañas, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas y la ayuda de su compañero de vida logran cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar. Doña Nais solicita un credito para la compra de materia prima: fruta fresca, aceite, yuca, papas, platanos para la elaboracion de estos alimentos y asi poderle dar a su familia lo que necesita sin ninguna limitacion.

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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
  • 558
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,840,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Nais to buy plantains, oil, yuca, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014