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Kareng Marisol
Kareng lives with her three children. She has been selling tortillas for the last two years. She has many customers, and her business is home-based. She works seven days per week and is able to meet her household expenses with the income that she makes.

She is seeking a loan which will enable her to make improvements to her business and buy all the supplies she needs in order to make her tortillas, such as corn, firewood, gas and other items. This will allow her to make more income so that she can provide greater financial stability for her children.
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Doña kareng se dedica a la venta de tortillas desde hace 2 años vive con sus 3 hijos, tiene mucha clientela pues su negocio lo tiene ubicado en su lugar de residencia, trabaja de lunes a domingo de las ganancias que obtiene de las ventas logra solventar los gastos del hogar Doña kareng solicita un credito que le permita mejorar su negocio y comprar todos los materiales para elaboracion de sus tortillas como maiz, leña, gas, etc y asi obtener mejores ganancias y darle a sus hijos una mejor estabilidad economica.

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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
  • 636
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,127,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Kareng Marisol to buy supplies for making corn tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013