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Dina
Dina, 53, lives in her own house, together with her husband and children. She makes and sells tortillas. Dina is a hardworking, responsible and brave woman. Thanks to the experience she has, her neighbors really trust her and her work and they are satisfied with the service they receive. In addition, she cares about the quality and price of her delicious tortillas, because this is what matters the most to customers in this business.

This is why her dream is to keep her business afloat more time, since it is one of her main sources of income. She has decided to request a loan from INTEGRAL to invest in her tortilla bakery. She will buy the supplies she needs, like one quintal of corn and turners. With this decision, she hopes to improve her income and in this way, improve her and her family's quality of life.
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Dina de 53 años de edad habita en casa de su propiedad junto con sus hijos y esposo. Ella se dedica a la producción y venta de tortillas .Dina es una mujer trabajadora, responsable y muy valiente. Gracias a la gran experiencia con la que cuenta ha logrado ganarse la confianza de sus vecinos los cuales confían mucho en su trabajo y están muy satisfechos con el servicio que reciben. Además, ella tiene muy en cuenta la calidad y precios de las deliciosas tortillas ya que en este tipo de negocios es lo más importante para los clientes. Es por esta razón que su sueño es mantener activo su negocio por mucho más tiempo dado que es uno de sus principales fuentes de ingresos. Ha tomado la decisión de solicitar un crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su tortillería para la compra de los insumos necesarios como 1 quintal de maíz y volteadores. Espera que esta decisión le permita aumentar sus ingresos y así poder 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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 745
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,192,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dina to buy the supplies she needs, like one quintal of corn and turners.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 19, 2012
Listed
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013