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Doña Isabel is 47 years old and lives in her own house with her family. She has owned a store for the last several years where she sells all kinds of products such as grains, soups, soft drinks, candy, spices, etc. She is a hardworking, responsible person who is very punctual in making her payments. Her store is located in a very busy area, which is an advantage for her as it provides her with a larger clientele. Her monthly income is very good and thanks to her hard work she has been able to meet many of her household expenses. Doña Isabel is applying for a loan so that she can purchase everything she needs to supply her store, such as sweets, grains, candy, beverages, etc. In this way, she will be able to boost her sales, increase her income and improve the quality of her economic life.
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Doña Isabel de 47 años de edad vive en casa propia junto a su familia, ella posee una tienda desde hace varios años donde comercializa todo tipo de productos como: granos básicos, sopas, refrescos, golosinas, especias, etc. Es una persona trabajadora, responsable, y además muy puntual en sus pagos, la tienda está ubicada en una zona muy transitada lo que sirve como ventaja para poder obtener una mayor clientela, sus ingresos mensuales son muy buenos, gracias a su trabajo ha logrado solventar muchos de sus gastos familiares, Doña Isabel Solicita un crédito para comprar todo lo necesario para surtir mas sus tienda, como dulces, granos básicos, golosinas, bebidas etc. Para poder incrementar su nivel de ventas, obtener mayores ingresos y mejorar su calidad de vida económica.

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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
  • 511
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,386,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Isabel to purchase sweets, grains, candy, beverages, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2013
Sep 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2014