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Blanca Mirian
Blanca Mirian is 39 years old and lives together with her life partner and their daughter in their home. She has a store where she sells pupusas- thick corn tortillas stuffed with cheese, fried pork rind, chicken, or refried beans- in the locality where she resides. She's very well-known in her area as she sells a variety of the most exquisite pupusas: scrambled, cheese with beans, cheese, and pork cracklings, among others. Customers prefer her because everything is made with ingredients of the best quality and using good hygiene, and she sells them at affordable prices. Moreover she has the fastest service in the area. Blanca is a very hardworking woman with a true gift in the kitchen. She loves her work and always gives her everything in order to continue improving herself. She knows that it is in this way only that she will achieve success in the future. She always remains at the head of her competition and each time increases her demand. For this reason she wants to increase her production and is requesting a loan from Integral which will allow her to buy corn, rice, cheese, beans, and pork cracklings, among other items. Blanca has the ability and loan, and knows that she will be able to complete the payments all the while giving her family a better quality of life.
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Blanca Mirian de treinta y nueve años de edad vive junto a su compañero de vida y su hija en casa propia, ella posee una pupusería en la localidad donde reside, es muy conocida en el lugar pues vende las pupusas más exquisitas y en variedad, revueltas, queso con frijol, queso, chicharrón entre otras, los clientes la prefieren porque todo es elaborado con material de primera calidad, con higiene y lo vende a precios accesibles además tiene el servicio más rápido de la zona, Blanca es una mujer muy trabajadora con un excelente don en la cocina, ella ama su labor y siempre pone todo de su parte para seguir superándose, sabe que solo así alcanzara el éxito en un futuro, ella siempre se mantiene al frente de su competencia y cada vez más aumenta la demanda por eso quiere aumentar su producción solicitándole a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar maíz, arroz, queso, frijoles, chicharrón entre otros. Blanca tiene capacidad crediticia y sabe que podrá responder al pago, al mismo tiempo darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 749
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Blanca Mirian to buy corn, rice, cheese, beans, and pork cracklings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2012
May 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013