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Betty Janeth
Betty Janeth A. C. lives in the capital of El Salvador, San Salvador, and is a single mother to three children. She has two girls (ages 23 and 16) and one boy (age 9). Her two youngest children are still in school. Her 23-year-old daughter graduated from high school, but because of the lack of economic resources she has had to put aside her dream of going to college and instead has found a job.

Betty has a small sewing shop in her home, where she makes dresses and all kinds of custom-tailored clothing. Betty is requesting a loan because she wants to buy another sewing machine so that she can increase her production which will help her increase her earnings.

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Betty Janeth A. C. vive en San Salvador capital de El Salvador, es madre soltera de tres hijos entre ellos dos niñas de 23 y 16 años de edad y el niño de 9 años de edad, dos de ellos aun siguen en la escuela y su hija de 23 años que ya se graduó de el bachillerato, pero por motivos económicos se ve forzada a trabajar y dejar a un lado el sueño de poder ir a la universidad, Betty se dedica a su negocio que está ubicado dentro de su misma casa, es un pequeño taller de costura donde se elaboran todo tipo de vestidos y ropa a la medida del cliente, Betty esta solicitando este crédito por que quiere comprar una maquina mas; para poder aumentar su producción en la costura, de esta manera sacara mas producción que le ayudara aumentar los ingresos en el negocio.

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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
  • 555
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Betty Janeth to purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2009
Apr 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011