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Gladis Milagro
Gladis Milagro L. is 51 years old and resides in Puerto El Triunfo, which is located in the Department of Usulután. She lives with her husband, who is a farmer, and their two children. They are both 14 years old and are studying for their basic education.

Gladis has a business in her home selling tortillas. She is in charge of making and selling tortillas every afternoon and every night. This business is very important to her because it represents a large part of the stable income for her family and allows them to have everything they need. She is requesting a loan so that she can buy a large quantity of corn. This will enable her to serve more customers and obtain better earnings so that she and her husband can cover all the household expenses.

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Gladis Milagro L. de 51 años de edad, reside en Puerto el Triunfo, en el departamento de Usulután. Vive junto a su esposo quien trabaja como agricultor y junto a sus dos hijos de 14 años de edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar educación básica. Gladis posee una venta de tortillas, la cual está ubicada en su propia casa de habitación, ella se encarga de elaborarlas y venderlas cada mediodía y cada noche. Este negocio es muy importante para ella ya que representa gran parte de los ingresos fijos de su familia, los cuales le permite contar con todo lo necesario. Gladis solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de maíz lo cual le permita atender mayor cantidad de clientes y de esta manera obtener mayores ganancias, las cuales le permitan colaborar junto a su esposo con todos los gastos del hogar.

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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
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Gladis Milagro purchase corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011