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Reina Isabel
Reina, 55 years old, lives in her own home with her husband and son. She has had a beauty salon in her home for 20 years and has a lot of customers because of her warm attitude, good work, and affordable prices. She uses her earnings to supplement her husband's income and cover some household expenses. Reina is requesting a loan to buy conditioners, hair pins, hair dyes, combs, and other tools that she will use in her business, which is her only source of work. That way, she will be able to earn more money and offer her family a better quality of life.
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Reina de 55 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposo y su hijo, ella tiene un salón de belleza en su lugar de residencia desde hace 20 años, tiene mucha clientela por su amabilidad, buen trabajo y buenos pecios, con lo que obtiene de su trabajo y la ayuda de su esposo logran solventar algunos gasto de su hogar, doña reina está solicitando un crédito para la compra de cremas, ganchos y tintes para el cabello, peines y herramientas que utiliza en el negocio, ya que esa es su única fuente de trabajo y así podrá obtener mejores ingresos y darle 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
  • 591
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Reina Isabel to buy conditioners, hair pins, hair dyes, combs, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2013
Sep 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014