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Dora Alicia

Update on Dora Alicia

Dora, 44, is a person who - with much effort - has figured out how to get ahead and raise her daughter who is now a mother herself, of a small boy. Dora lives with them.

She has a tortilla shop where she makes tortillas at midday and sells them at night from her own house or by delivery. She has quite a large client base, which is why Dora wishes to invest in the purchase of wholesale corn so that she can get it at a lower price. She would also like to buy firewood and lime to cook the corn with.

For this reason, Dora is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL, so that she has the money necessary to make these purchases, since if she has more dough she can attend to more customers who she cannot sell to on occasion due to a lack of raw material to make tortillas.
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Dora de 44 años de edad, es una persona que con muchos esfuerzos ha sabido salir adelante y criar a su hija quien ahora es madre también de un pequeñ0 niño junto a quienes vive Dora. Ella posee una tortillería donde elabora tortillas en el mediodía y en la noche vendiéndolas en su propia casa o a domicilio, su clientela es bastante amplia por lo que Dora desea invertir en la compra de maíz por mayor de modo que pueda obtenerlo a precios más bajos, así m ismo para comprar leña y cal para cocinar el maíz. Es por esta razón que Dora solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL y contar con el dinero necesario para realiza esto ya que si ella cuenta con más masa puede atender a más clientes a quienes en ocasiones no puede venderles por falta de materia prima para elaborar las tortillas.

Previous Loan Details

Dora Alicia, age 44, lives with her life partner and their children and grandson in their own home. She owns a tortilla shop and has had this business for many years, which has given her a lot of valuable experience that helps her to improve her output, at the same time increasing her profits. Th... More from Dora Alicia's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 843
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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 $450 helped Dora Alicia to buy corn to improve her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Dora Alicia. It was first posted on Kiva on Oct, 2012. Learn More