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Vilma Patricia
Vilma Patricia C. A. lives in the municipality of Santiago de María in the department of Usulután. She is a single mother and has a daughter of 10 years. She strives every day to give her best for the benefit of her daughter. Vilma owns a tortilla business. The tortillas are made from corn. Her business is located in her house where people come and buy the tortillas. She has been for 4 years in this activity. Tortillas are a basic food in San Salvador. People eat them two or three times a day, and this makes her business stable enough. Vilma has a strong desire to expand her activity, because she will use her earnings to provide her daughter with everything she needs. Her daughter is the main reason why she wants to improve her business. This is why Vilma applies for a loan to buy more corn and thus be able to serve more customers and earn more money to pay for household expenses.
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Vilma Patricia C. A., reside en municipio de Santiago de María, en el departamento de Usulután, ella es madre soltera de una pequeña de 10 años de edad, por quien se esfuerza día con día por dar lo mejor de sí. Vilma posee una venta de tortillas, las cuales están hechas a base de maíz, su negocio esta ubicado en su casa, en donde las personas llegan a comprarlas Desde hace 4 años que ella trabaja elaborando este alimento el cual es muy necesario en la dieta de las personas salvadoreñas, ya que se comen a diario hasta dos o tres veces al día, por lo que este es un negocio bastante estable. Vilma desea mucho poder mejorar su negocio, debido a que las ganancias generadas de este, le permiten brindarle todo lo necesario a su hija, quien es la razón principal para querer mejorar y poder brindarle lo mejor. Es por esto que Vilma solicita un préstamo por medio del cual cuente con el dinero necesario para comprar maíz por mayor y de esta manera atender a más personas y así obtener más ganancias las cuales beneficien a su hogar.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 624
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  • $24,279,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Vilma Patricia to buy more corn to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 30, 2010
Listed
Dec 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 15, 2012