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Gudelia, 46, lives with her husband and three children. She sells tortillas. She has been doing this work for 13 years. Her shop is strategically located in an area which is frequented by many people in the community. She is well-known as her tortillas are very good and always hot. She has many clients and they look for her excellent quality, good prices and above all quick service.

Gudelia is a determined woman, dedicated to her work. In the last few months there has been an increased in demand. She wants to take advantage to increase her investment but she doesn’t have enough capital and that is why she is requesting a loan with Integral. This loan will allow her to purchase corn at wholesale, propane gas etc... She has good payment references with other institutions and is responsible for full debt payment. She hopes to give her family a better life.
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Gudelia de 46 años de edad vive junto a su esposo y sus tres hijos; Ella se dedica a la venta de tortillas, tiene 13 años con este trabajo y se ha hecho de mucha experiencia que le permite obtener los mejores resultados, su negocio está ubicado en una zona muy estratégica y frecuentada por las personas de la comunidad, es muy conocida pues sus tortillas son las más ricas y siempre están calientitas, tiene mucha clientela y la buscan por su excelente calidad, buenos precios y sobre todo el servicio más rápido; Gudelia es una mujer luchadora, entregada a su labor, en estos últimos meses ha aumentado la demanda y quiere aprovechar para aumentar su inversión pero no posee de suficiente capital por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar maíz por mayor, gas propano, etc. Gudelia tiene buenas referencias de pago por parte de otras instituciones y se hace responsable del pago completo de la deuda, y a la vez tiene la esperanza que podrá darle a su familia una vida mejor.

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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
  • 717
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,094,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Gudelia to purchase corn wholesale, propane gas etc....
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2014
May 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014