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Ana Del Carmen,
Ana is 34 years old and she makes clothing and accessories. She began this business in her home. Ana is an incredible woman. She is hard-working, responsible, and always positive. Many people give great references about her as a person and a worker.

She makes a variety of garments and sells them at reasonable prices. She provides a high quality of work, which is one of the reasons that many people prefer to buy from her. She has worked in this job for 5 years and she now has a lot of experience and loyal customers that choose to buy from her more and more. With her income she can cover some of her household expenses. She lives with her husband and their two children in their own home.

She has decided to ask for a loan so that she can buy the materials she needs for her work, such as fabric, thread, elastic, buttons, etc. All that she does is done with the goal of providing a great service to her customers so that they always choose to buy from her and so that she can increase her income. She hopes to one day reach her goal of improving the quality of life for her family.
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Ana de 34 años de edad ella, se dedica a la confección de prendas de vestir. El negocio está ubicado en su casa de habitación. Ana es una mujer increíble y muy ejemplar ya que es muy trabajadora, responsable y positiva, además, muchas personas dan buenas referencias de su persona y de su trabajo. Elabora variedad de prendas de vestir a precios muy accesibles. También ofrece calidad en su trabajo, razón por la cual muchas personas la prefieren. Tiene 5 años de dedicarse a esta actividad por lo que ya cuenta con mucha experiencia y sobre todo con clientes fijos que cada día la prefieren más. Con las ganancias que obtiene de su trabajo logra cubrir algunos gastos de su casa vive con su esposo y sus dos hijos en casa propia. Ha tomado la decisión de solicitar un crédito para comprar los materiales necesarios para su trabajo como: telas, hilos, elástico, botones, etc. Todo esto lo hace con el fin de dar un mejor servicio a los clientes de tal forma que los clientes se sientan motivados a seguir solicitando sus servicios y así sus ventas e ingresos se vean incrementados. Espera lograr su objetivo y mejorar su calidad de vida y la de 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
  • 699
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,614,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ana Del Carmen, to buy fabric, thread, elastic, buttons, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2013
Jul 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014