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Karla Griselda
Karla Griselda M. C. is 34 years old and lives in the Department of Santa Ana with her husband who is an employee in a private company and her two children who are 13 and 8 years old.

Karla is a very enterprising woman who owns three businesses because she wishes to be able to contribute as much as possible to her household. She has a stall from which she sells “pupusas” (tortillas stuffed with cheese, beans, pork, chicken, etc.) and works there every evening making and selling pupusas. She also sells men's and women's perfume and clothing for both men and women.

Karla is a very responsible mother who is fighting to provide a better life for her children. For this reason, she is requesting a loan which she will use to buy all the raw materials she needs for making pupusas such as: cheese, corn, beans and other ingredients. She also hopes to invest in the purchase of perfume and clothes to increase her profits.
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Karla Griselda M. C. de 34 años de edad, reside en el departamento de Santa Ana, en donde vive junto a su esposo quien es empleado en una empresa privada, y junto a sus dos hijos de 13 y 8 años de edad. Karla es una mujer muy emprendedora, quien cuenta con tres negocio, todo con el deseo de poder aportar lo más posible a su hogar. Ella posee una pupusería en la cual cada noche se encarga de elaborar y vender pupusas, así mismo comercializa perfumes para hombres y mujeres y así también vende ropa para ambos sexos. Karla es una madre de familia muy responsable quien lucha por una vida mejor para sus hijos, es por esta razón que solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar toda la materia prima para la elaboración de pupusas como: queso, maíz, frijoles y otros más; así mismo desea invertir en la compra de perfumes y ropa de manera que sus ganancias se incrementen.

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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
  • 653
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,126,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Karla Griselda purchase of ingredients to make pupusas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2010
Oct 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011