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Ena Del Carmen
Ena del Carmen lives in her own house with her daughter who is already married and has her husband living with her in the same house. Ena makes delicious tortillas to sell. She’s a responsible, hardworking woman who has had to work her entire life to support her family. Thanks to her charisma she’s managed to establish a large clientele and every day her customers prefer her more since she’s a tenacious, honest and, above all, kind woman.
For Ena, the most important thing is that her customers are satisfied with her delicious tortillas that she hygienically makes and this is why she rises very early every day to have her delicious tortillas ready to offer her customers.

She’s decided to ask for this loan because her dream is to see her business flourish to reach better sales levels and consequently higher income that will help her improve her and her family’s quality of life. She will use the loan to buy larger amounts of raw materials (corn, propane gas, water, lime powder, etc.) needed to make the delicious tortillas that she sells daily to her customers. She has faith that she will reach her goal of improving her and her family’s quality of life this way.
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Ena del Carmen reside en casa propia junto a su hija la cual ya está casada y tiene a su esposo viviendo junto a ella en la misma casa. Ena se dedica a la elaboración y venta de ricas tortillas. Es una mujer responsable y trabajadora la cual ha trabajado toda su vida para sacar adelante a su familia. Gracias a su carisma ha logrado establecer mucha clientela y cada vez los clientes la prefieren más ya que es una mujer luchadora, honesta y sobre todo amable. Para Ena lo mas importante es que sus clientes estén satisfechos con las ricas tortillas que higiénicamente ella prepara y es por esta razón que cada día se levanta desde muy tempranas horas de la mañana para tener listas las ricas tortillas que ofrece a sus clientes. Ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito ya que su sueño es ver florecer su negocio para lograr mejores niveles de venta y por consecuencia de ingresos que ayuden a mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia. El crédito lo invertirá en la compra de mayor cantidad de materia prima (maíz, gas propano, agua, cal; etc.) para elaborar las ricas tortillas que día con día ofrece a sus clientes. Tiene mucha fe que de esta forma logrará su objetivo de mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 694
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,290,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ena Del Carmen to buy corn, propane gas, water, lime powder, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 20, 2011
Listed
Oct 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 16, 2012