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Blanca Lidia
Blanca Lidia is 43 years old and lives with her husband, who is a farmer. Her children are now adults, and already have their own homes. Blanca has a store which she keeps well-stocked. In addition to this, she also makes and sells tortillas. She is well-known in her neighborhood for being a woman who works very hard in a sanitary way, and is also very responsible. She is very enterprising, because she has known how to keep her business running for a long time. It is one of the most popular businesses in the area where she lives because, due to her great charisma, she has known how to win the confidence of her neighbors, who every day prefer her business more. She is very hardworking and dedicated to her labors. She has a lot of goals; one of them is to continue being the preferred store and tortilla business in her neighborhood. To achieve this, she is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to invest in her store by purchasing merchandise such as: staple grains, cooking oil, bread, pasta, coffee, hygienic and cleaning products, propane gas, and corn. This way she will increase her inventory so that she can continue to be number one in servicing her store and her tortilla business, and so that she can continue to bring daily sustenance to her household.
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Blanca Lidia tiene 43 años de edad y habita con su esposo quien es agricultor. Sus hijos son mayores de edad y ya hicieron sus propios hogares. La señora Blanca se dedica al comercio de tienda, la cual mantiene bastante surtida. Además de su tienda también elabora y vende tortillas. Es bien conocida en la zona como una mujer trabajadora, responsable e higiénica. Es muy emprendedora ya que ha sabido mantener su negocio activo por mucho tiempo y es una de las más preferidas de la zona donde habita ya que gracias a su carisma ha sabido ganarse la confianza de sus vecinos los cuales cada día la prefieren más. Es muy trabajadora y dedicada en sus labores. Posee muchas metas, una de ellas es continuar siendo la preferida de la zona en el negocio de tienda y tortillería. Para lograr lo anterior, solicita este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su tienda en la compra de mercadería de tienda como: granos básicos, aceite, pan, macarrones, café, productos de higiene y limpieza, gas propano y maiz. para incrementar el inventario y así poder continuar siendo la número 1 en servicio de tienda y tortillería y poder seguir llevando el pan de cada día 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
  • 608
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,022,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,000 helped Blanca Lidia to buy staple grains, cooking oil, bread, pasta, coffee, hygienic and cleaning products, propane gas, and corn.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2012
Jun 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 3, 2012