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Eloísa, 52, lives in her own house with her husband and two children. She has worked selling tortillas at home for several years; she works Monday to Sunday and has a large clientele because she’s a very hardworking, kind person. She’s able to help her husband cover household expenses with the profits she earns. Eloísa is asking for a loan to buy corn by the quintal and lime powder to continue making tortillas thus earning higher profits to have better economic stability with her family.
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Doña Eloísa de 52 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposo y sus dos hijos, ella se dedica a la venta de tortillas en su casa desde hace varios años trabaja de lunes a domingo, tiene mucha clientela pues es una persona muy trabajadora y amable, con las ganancias que obtiene y la ayuda de su esposo logran solventar los gastos de su hogar. Doña Eloísa solicita un credito para comprar maiz por quintales y cal para seguir elaborando las tortillas y asi obtener mejores ganancias para tener una mejor estabilidad económica con 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
  • 717
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,098,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Eloisa to buy quintals of corn and to buy lime powder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014