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Sulma Yesenia
Sulma Yesenia, age 32, lives in her own house with her two small daughters who are in school. They are very important to her and she works hard to provide everything they need. She has a tortilla stand in her home. For a long time people have preferred her business because of the quality and low price of her tortillas, and her kindness in customer service.

She has requested a loan through INTEGRAL to improve her services and meet greater demand. The loan will be used to buy ingredients and materials to continue running the business. These are corn, water, propane gas and firewood. Her goal is to improve income and manage to overcome the difficult situation she finds herself in.
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Sulma Yesenia de 32 años de edad, habita en casa propia con sus dos pequeñas hijas que se encuentran estudiando. Para Sulma sus hijas lo son todo y trabaja duramente para poder seguir dando lo que ellas necesitan. Cuenta con un puesto de tortillas en su lugar de residencia. Durante mucho tiempo las personas la prefieren ya que ofrece tortillas de muy buena calidad a un buen precio y sobre todo amabilidad con sus clientes. Solicita este crédito a INTEGRAL para poder mejorar el servicio que ofrece y poder cubrir una mayor demanda. El crédito lo invertirá en las principales materias primas que necesita para continuar trabajando en su negocio. Tales como: maíz, agua, gas propano y leña. De esta manera espera mejorar su nivel de ingresos y superarse poco a poco de la difícil situación económica en la que se encuentra.

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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
  • 383
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,278,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sulma Yesenia to buy corn, water, propane gas and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2011
May 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012