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Sara Josefina
Sara Josefina, 44, lives in her own home with her family in a modest residential development. Her husband is 42 and their two children are still in school. Sara sells tortillas. Her business is located in her home and is frequented by the many people who trust her work and enjoy the delicious tortillas that she makes every day with dedication and passion. Sara has worked all her life to be able to contribute to her household's finances and give her family a higher quality of life. She maD. the decision to request this loan through INTEGRAL (Kiva Field Partner) so she could invest in her business through the purchase of raw materials such as corn, water, lime, propane gas, firewood, etc. This will allow her to improve her economic situation to have more life opportunities.
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Sara Josefina D. 44 años D. edad, resiD. en casa propia junto a su grupo familiar, en una colonia muy sencilla, el cual está constituido por su esposo D. 42 años y sus dos hijos los cuales se encuentran estudiando. Ella se dedica a la venta D. ricas tortillas. El negocio lo ha establecido en su hogar D. residencia, lugar que es muy visitado ya que muchas personas confían en el trabajo D. Sara y les encantan las deliciosas tortillas que día con día elabora con mucha pasión y dedicación. Sara ha trabajado toda su vida para poder colaborar un poco en la economía D. su hogar y así poder dar a su familia una calidad D. vida diferente. Ha tomado la decisión D. solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su tortillería en la compra D. la materia prima como: maíz, agua, cal, gas propano, leña, etc. Todo esto con el fin D. mejorar su situación económica para tener acceso a una mejor oportunidad D. vida.

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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
  • 502
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,360,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Sara Josefina to buy raw materials such as corn, water, lime, propane gas, and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2011
Sep 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012