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Lilian Isabel
Lilian Isabel P. D. A., 50, lives with her husband and their daughter, a student, in the town of Colón, La Libertad department. Lilian has a business selling tortillas that she operates from her home. In this way, she offers her husband necessary support in meeting the household expenses and the school expenses for their daughter.

Lilian is seeking a loan to buy corn for the making of tortillas. She will also buy beans, cheese, and chicharrón [pork rinds] with the goal of expanding her business into the making of pupusas [stuffed tortillas]. In this way, she can increase earnings.
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Lilian Isabel P. D. A. D. 50 años D. edad, vive junto a su esposo y su hija, la cual se dedica a estudiar, en el municipio D. Colón en el departamento D. La Libertad. Lilian posee una venta D. tortillas la cual esta ubicada en su propio lugar D. habitación. Es por medio D. este negocio como Lilian le brinda el apoyo necesario a su esposo para poder cubrir todos los gastos del hogar y así mismo pagar los estudios D. su hija. Lilian solícita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar maíz para la elaboración D. las tortillas, así mismo comprar frijoles, queso y chicharrón, esto ultimo con el fin D. poder aumentar sus ventas e iniciar con el negocio D. las pupusas, D. manera que pueda obtener ganancias extras.

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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
  • 728
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,314,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lilian Isabel purchase ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 24, 2009
Dec 29, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011