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Irma Haydee
Irma Haydee R. L. is 29 years old and lives in the city of Turín in Ahuachapán, El Salvador. She owns a tortilla shop. She also sells hair care and personal care products, a business that she inherited from her mother four years ago. Currently she is working in San Salvador, but she has contracted someone who helps her with the other business. Irma is asking for a loan in order to purchase more corn for her tortillas and wood for cooking them. She hopes to increase her earnings from the business, since this is a job that gives her a little extra help to be able to manage her expenses.
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Irma Haydee R. L. de 29 años de edad, reside en el municipio de Turín en Ahuachapán. Ella posee una venta de tortillas y una venta de productos para el cabello y cuidado personal, la cual se la heredó su madre hace cuatro años. Actualmente ella está trabajando en San Salvador pero ha contratado a una persona la cual se encarga de realizar el trabajo en el negocio. Irma solicita un préstamo con el fin de obtener el dinero para comprar más maíz para sus tortillas y leña para cocinarlas, ella desea mejorar sus ganancias en el negocio, ya que este es un trabajo el cual le brinda una ayuda extra para poder solventar todos sus gastos.

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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
  • 510
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,386,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Irma Haydee to purchase corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2009
May 31, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010