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Alma Doris
Alma Doris C. D. A. is 46 years old. She lives in Soyapango, located in the district of San Salvador. She lives together with her spouse, who works as an employee for a private company. She also lives with her two children, ages 14 and 4, who are in school, and with her mother, who does the housework and helps her care for the children. Alma owns a street stand for fried plantains and yuca, which are prepared with lime, chili, and salt. This business is mobile, requiring that she work jointly with a fair which moves from village to village, in which the patron saint festivals of the region are celebrated. Alma is requesting a loan through which she can buy a larger quantity of yuca and plantains, as well as buy oil to fry them and all of the seasonings she needs. Alma has maD. a living in this way for many years, and it is for that that she wishes to be able to invest a little more in the business and so increase her sales.
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Alma Doris C. D. A. D. 46 años D. edad, resiD. en Soyapango, ubicado el departamento D. San Salvador. Vive junto a su esposo el cual se dedica a trabajar como empleado para una empresa privada, junto a sus dos hijos D. 14 y 4 años D. edad, quienes estudian y junto a su madre la cual se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar y a ayudarle con el cuidado D. los niños. Alma posee un puesto ambulante D. tostadas D. plátanos, yuca, los cuales se preparan con limón, chile y sal. Este negocio es ambulante debido a que ella trabaja en conjunto con una feria, la cual se va moviendo D. pueblo en pueblo en donD. se estén celebrando las fiestas patronales del lugar. Alma solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad D. yuca y plátanos, así mismo comprar aceite para freírlos y todos los aderezos que necesita. D. esta manera es como Alma se ha ganado la vida durante muchos años, es por ello que desea poder invertir un poco más en el negocio y así aumentar sus ventas.

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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
  • 549
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Alma Doris purchase of plantains, yuca, and limes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011