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Blas Elizabeth
Blas lives in a relative's house along with her children, a sister and two nieces. She has sold tortillas for the past few years. Her sales are quite good as there is no competition where she sells. Her business is profitable enough. It is how she pays most of the family's expenses. Blas is requesting this loan to buy corn wholesale and lime so she can continue to make tortillas. She wants to be able to increase her income and improve her quality of life.
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Doña Blas vive en casa de un familiar junto a sus hijos, hermana, y sus dos sobrinas, ella se dedica a la venta de tortillas desde hace varios años, sus ventas son bastante considerables ya que no tiene mucha competencia en el lugar donde comercializa, además su negocio es bastante rentable, de esta manera ha logrado solventar muchos de sus gastos familiares, Doña Blas solicita crédito para comprar maíz por mayor y cal para continuar con la elaboración de tortillas y poder incrementar sus ingresos y mejorar sus calidad de vida.

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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
  • 851
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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 $975 helped Blas Elizabeth to buy corn wholesale and lime.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2013
Sep 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014