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Estela Alexander
Estela is 37 years old and lives with her family in their own home. She has been selling tortillas from her home for 12 years. Estela works Monday through Sunday and has many customers since she is a hardworking and friendly individual. With the profits she earns, she is able to cover her household expenses.


Estela is requesting a loan so that she can buy corn by the quintal (1 quintal = 46 kg) and lime powder so that she can continue making tortillas. As a result, she will generate better earnings and provide better financial stability for her family.

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Estela de 37 años de edad vive en casa propia con su familia, ella se dedica a la venta de tortillas en su casa de habitación desde hace 12 años, trabaja de lunes a domingo, tiene mucha clientela pues es una persona muy trabajadora y amable, con las ganancias que obtiene logra solventar los gastos de su hogar. Estela solicita un crédito para comprar maíz por quintales y cal para seguir elaborando las tortillas y así 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
  • 713
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Estela Alexander to buy corn and lime powder for making tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 26, 2013
Listed
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013