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Karla Jeannette
Karla Jeannette D. R., 29, is a very responsible mother whose main priority is helping her husband support the home. She lives in San Salvador department with her husband, three year old son, and 15 year old brother-in-law.

Karla makes and sells piñatas which are made with wire, newspaper and crepe paper. They sell well because they are used in various celebrations, especially birthday parties.

Karla is requesting a loan to have money to buy the necessary supplies to make piñatas and improve her business and profits, which is one of her main goals, because that will help her improve family stability.
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Karla Jeannette D. R. de 29 años de edad, es una madre de familia muy responsable, la cual tiene como prioridad el ayudarle a su esposo con el sostenimiento del hogar. Ella reside en el departamento de San Salvador, en donde vive junto a su esposo, su hijo de 3 años de edad, y su cuñado de 15 años de edad. Karla se dedica a la elaboración y venta de piñatas, las cuales son elaboradas de alambre, papel de periódico y papel china, estas poseen un buen mercado ya que se utilizan para diversas celebraciones pero en especial para fiestas de cumpleaños. Karla solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda poseer el dinero necesario para comprar toda la materia necesaria para la elaboración de más piñatas, y de este modo mejorar su negocio y así mismo sus ganancias, lo cual es uno de los propósitos principales, ya que le permitirán mejorar su estabilidad familiar.

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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
  • 740
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Karla Jeannette to buy piñata-making supplies: paper, wire, adhesives.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2010
Nov 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011