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Blanca Orbelina
Blanca Orbelina C. D. M., 34, lives with her four children who are all minors and who depend entirely on Blanca. They live in the town of Ilopango, located in the department of San Salvador. Blanca owns a bakery which is located across from the Export Processing Zone, a place where various types of businesses exist as well as a variety of factories where hundreds of people work day and night. This is very beneficial to her, since her sales are quite steady. Along with her 17-year-old son, the eldest, she is in charge of making the bread which is then delivered to other small shops and also sold to the employees of the Export Processing Zone. Blanca is seeking a loan by which she may obtain money needed to invest in the bakery, purchasing flour, sugar, salt, yeast and additional items in order to increase her production and likewise improve her sales. Blanca’s greatest wish is to be able to afford all her children’s needs, since she is a single mother. This is why she works day by day to get ahead and proviD. all the best to her children.
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Blanca Orbelina C. D. M. D. 34 años D. edad, vive junto a sus cuatro hijos, los cuales todos son menores D. edad, y quienes dependen por completo D. Blanca. Residen en el municipio D. Ilopango, ubicado en el departamento D. San Salvador. Blanca posee una panadería, la cual esta ubicada frente a la zona franca D. Ilopango, lugar en donD. existen diferentes tipos D. negocio, y diferentes fabricas, en donD. trabajan cientos D. personas tanto en el día como en la noche, lo cual es muy beneficioso para ella, ya que sus ventas son bastante estables. Ella se encarga D. elaborar el pan, junto a su hijo mayor D. 17 años D. edad, el cual posteriormente entregan a otras tiendas pequeñas, y así mismo venden con los empleados D. la zona franca. Blanca solicita un préstamo por medio del cual obtenga el dinero necesario para invertir en la panadería, comprando harina, azúcar, sal, levadura y otros productos más, todo esto con el deseo D. aumentar su producción y así mismo D. mejorar sus ventas, el mayor deseo D. Blanca es D. poder solventar todas las necesidades D. sus hijos, ya que ella es madre soltera, por lo cual lucho día con día por salir adelante y darles todo lo mejor a ellos.

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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
  • 539
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,800,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Blanca Orbelina to purchase flour, salt, sugar and yeast.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2010
Jun 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 23, 2011