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Obtimia O. T., 53, lives in the Santa Ana department. Obtimia is a single mother with two children who are her pride. She lives with them and the wife of her older son.

Obtimia is characterized as being a very hard-working woman. To this day she manages and takes care of her business. She sells “pupusas” (stuffed tortillas), sherbet, and bread.

The loan she is asking for is to buy supplies to increase production of her breads and “pupusas”.
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Obtimia O. T. de 53 años de edad reside el departamento de Santa Ana. Obtimia es madre soltera de dos hijos que son su orgullo, vive con ellos y con la esposa de su hijo mayor. Obtimia se caracteriza por ser una mujer trabajadora, hasta el día de hoy ella maneja y atiende de sus negocios, tiene una venta de pupusas, sorbetes y panes; el crédito que solicita es para comprar insumos que le den la oportunidad de aumentar la producción de sus panes y pupusas.

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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
  • 694
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,576,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Obtimia supplies for food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 9, 2009
Oct 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2011