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Dora Alicia
Dora Alicia D. C., 36, lives in Jiquilisco in the Usulután department. She lives with family members including: her 70 year-old father, who in spite of his age still works in agriculture; her sister, who works as a domestic employee; and a nephew who is a minor and is in school. Dora is a very hardworking woman who makes and sells tortillas from her home. She also makes lunches and has a store where she sells groceries. Dora is a person who strives to get ahead and have the money needed in order to have a decent life. For this reason she requests a loan that she will use to buy corn, vegetables, staple grains and other products to use in the production of tortillas and the lunches she sells. In addition, she wants to be able to restock her store with everything necessary to increase her sales, since this is one of her most important businesses, since from it she obtains the largest earnings.
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Dora Alicia D. C. de 36 años de edad, reside en el Jiquilisco, ubicado en el departamento de Usulután, lugar en el cual vive junto a su grupo familiar el cual esta conformado por: su padre de 70 años de edad, el cual ha pesar de su edad, aún trabaja como agricultor, así mismo vive junto a su hermana quien trabaja como empleada doméstica y un sobrino menor de edad el cual se dedica a estudiar. Dora es una mujer muy trabajadora, la cual se dedica a la elaboración y comercio de tortillas, desde su casa de habitación, así mismo elabora almuerzos, y posee una tienda en la cual se comercializan productos perecederos. Dora es alguien quien se esfuerza en gran manera por salir adelante y así contar con el dinero necesario para poseer con una vida digna, es por esto que solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar maíz, verduras, granos básicos y otros productos más para la elaboración tanto de las tortillas como también para hacer los almuerzos que vende, así mismo desea poder surtir su tienda con todo lo necesario para mejorar sus ventas, ya que es este uno de los negocios más importantes, debido a que es del cual obtiene mayores ganancias.

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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
  • 718
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,637,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Dora Alicia to buy corn, vegetables and staple grains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2010
May 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2011