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Eucebia Del Transito
Eucebia del Transito B. R., lives with her two children and a granddaughter in the municipality of Armenia in Sonsonate. Eucebia makes and sells tortillas and pupusas (a typical Salvadoran dish made with corn or rice and mixed with pork rind, cheese and beans in a tortilla), that are made in her home. She has several years of experience in this job, and this has allowed her to have a good start in life with her family. Being 50 years old, Eucebia, along with her eldest daughter, works to contribute to the expenses of the home and pay for her youngest sons’ education. She needs a loan to buy more corn, rice, and beans so that with these raw materials she can make the tortillas and pupusas. Eucebia is in her community a very loved and respected person, since she is recognized as a responsible and hardworking woman, who wishes to improve her business and live a dignified life.
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Eucebia del Transito B. R., vive junto a sus dos hijos y una nieta en el municipio de Armenia en Sonsonate. Eucebia se dedica a elaborar y vender tortillas y pupusas, las cuales las comercializa en su propia casa. Ella posee varios años de dedicarse a este trabajo, el cual le ha permitido seguir adelante junto a su familia. A sus 50 años Eucebia trabaja para contribuir junto a su hija mayor con los gastos del hogar y así mismo le paga los estudios a su hijo menor. Ella solicita un préstamo con el fin de comprar maíz, arroz y frijoles y de esta manera contar con materia prima para la elaboración de las tortillas y las pupusas. Eucebia es una persona muy querida y respetada en su colonia, ya que es reconocida como alguien responsable y trabajadora, la cual desea mejorar su negocio y tener una vida digna.

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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
  • 405
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,303,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Eucebia Del Transito to buy basic grains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2009
Nov 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010