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Adela is 52 years old and owns a tortilla-making business which is very well known in her area. She has a lot of customers because she sells the most delicious, hot tortillas, with the quickest service, and at very affordable prices. Adela is an enterprising woman who dreams of success, which is why she always remains one step ahead of the competition, all so that she and her children can have a better life. She is a single mother who lives in a rented home with her two children. She wants to expand her business, which is why she is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL to buy wholesale maize. Adela hopes that this will allow her to provide her household with financial stability and offer her family fulfilling lives.
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Adela de 52 años de edad posee una tortillería la cual es muy conocida en el lugar donde ella reside, tiene muchos clientes pues vede las mejores tortillas, calientitas y con el servicio más rápido además a precios realmente accesibles; Adela es una mujer emprendedora con deseos de salir adelante por eso siempre se mantiene adelante de la competencia y todo eso lo hace para que ella y sus hijos puedan tener una mejor vida, es madre soltera vive en casa alquilada con sus dos hijos , ella quiere hacer crecer su negocio por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar maíz por mayor. Adela 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
  • 844
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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 $1,300 helped Adela to buy wholesale maize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2013
Dec 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014