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Reina De La Paz
Reina is 42 years old and lives in a rented house with her husband and two children, ages 15 and 17, who are both currently in school. For 11 years she has worked in making and selling tortillas. The business is located in her residence and she has many customers due to the cleanliness she maintains in the tortilla-making process and because of the good prices. She works Monday through Sunday and uses her income to pay some household expenses. Reina is requesting a loan to purchase quintales of corn and lime powder so she can continue her work, since it's her only source of income, and give her family everything they need without exception.
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Reina de 42 años de edad vive en casa alquilada con su esposo y sus dos hijos de 15 y 7 años de edad ellos estudian actualmente, desde hace 11 años se dedica la venta y elaboración de tortillas su negocio lo tiene ubicado en su lugar de residencia, posee mucha clientela por la higiene que tiene a la hora de elaborarlas y por lo buenos precios trabaja de lunes a domingo, con lo que obtiene de sus ganancias logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, Reina esta solicitando un credito para la compra de maiz por quintales y cal y asi seguir con su trabajo ya que esa es su unica fuente de ingresos y poderle dar a su familia lo que necesitan sin limitaciones algunas.

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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
  • 660
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,134,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Reina De La Paz to purchase quintales of corn and lime powder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 7, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015