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Jessica Del Carmen
Jessica is 29 years old and lives with her life partner and their three children. She has had a tortilla-making business for three years; it is well-known in the area where she lives. She has many customers because she sells the best warm tortillas with the fastest service at very affordable prices.

Jessica is an enterprising woman with a desire to do well; she always stays ahead of the competition. She wants to make her business grow, so she is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL that will allow her to buy corn at wholesale. Jessica hopes that this will allow her to bring economic security to her home and a full life to her family.
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Jessica de 29 años edad vive con su compañero de vida y sus tres hijos. Ella posee una tortillería desde hace tres años la cual es muy conocida en la localidad donde reside, tiene muchos clientes pues vende las mejores tortillas, calientitas y con el servicio más rápido además a precios realmente accesibles; Jessica es una mujer emprendedora con ganas de salir adelante, siempre se mantiene delante de la competencia, quiere hacer crecer su negocio por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar maíz por mayor. Jessica tiene la esperanza que de esta forma podrá llevar a su hogar seguridad económica y una vida plena para 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
  • 734
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,264,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Jessica Del Carmen to buy wholesale corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2013
Nov 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015