Update on Ana JuliaFor 16 years Ana has been making and selling “pupusas” (traditional Salvadoran dish – thick, hand-made corn tortillas). She works 4 days a week. Her business is located on a main street in her city. She has many clients due to her friendliness and hygienic approach to food preparation. She is able to pay some household expenses with her earnings from her job and with her husband’s help. She lives in her own house with her husband and their 3 children ages 19, 16, and 4.
Ana is requesting a loan to purchase materials needed such as: pork rinds, fresh cheese, beans, corn, tomatoes, cabbage, oil etc... to be able to continue preparing food which generates a good profit and thus be able to give her family a better life.
Previous Loan DetailsAna, 41, lives with her husband and three minor children who attend school. To have a better life, Ana works in her own business cooking lunches, ‘pupusas’ [filled, grilled corn cakes], fried manioc and other traditional dishes. Her business is home-based so she also does the household chores. ... More from Ana Julia's previous loan »
About Apoyo IntegralApoyo 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.
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About El Salvador
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Nov 11, 2013
- Nov 26, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Dec 17, 2014
Photo from previous loan
Kiva allows our Field Partners to re-use the same photo for individual borrowers that have been posted on Kiva's website once before in a 24 month period, and we allow them to re-use group photos for up to 24 months, provided that 80% of the current group's membership is represented.
Taking, collecting, and uploading photos of borrowers is one of the most challenging elements of using Kiva for our Field Partners. In order to make Kiva easier for Field Partners to use, we have allowed them to post successive and concurrent loans without taking a new photo of the borrower if the criteria above are met.