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Guillermina is 49 years old and lives in her own home together with her family: her life partner and her daughter who is in school. Guillermina makes and sells delicious tortillas. She has been in this business for many years and, thanks to God and her own hard work, she has managed to keep her business running. She hopes to keep her business active as it is her main source of income. Guillermina's family are the most important thing in her life and they are why she works hard every day, so that some day she can offer them a better quality of life. Many people are loyal to her business because she is a hard-working and responsible woman. In addition, her customers are happy with the delicious tortillas that she makes every day.

Guillermina took the decision to request this loan from INTEGRAL to invest in buying the supplies she needs (corn, water, propane gas, etc.) to make her delicious tortillas. She doesn't lose hope of one day fulfilling her dream of improving her own quality of life as well as that of her family.
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Guillermina 49 años D. edad, resiD. en casa propia junto con su grupo familiar el cual está conformado por su compañero D. vida y su hija la cual se encuentra estudiando. Ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta D. deliciosas tortillas. Tiene muchos años D. dedicarse a este negocio y gracias a Dios y a su arduo trabajo ha logrado mantenerlo en marcha y espera seguir manteniéndolo activo ya que es su principal fuente D. ingresos. Para ella lo más importante es su familia y es por ella que trabaja día con día con mucha dedicación para algún día poder ofrecerles una mejor calidad D. vida. Muchas personas la prefieren ya que Guillermina se caracteriza por ser una mujer trabajadora y responsable, además los clientes están satisfechos con las ricas tortillas que elabora día con día. Ha tomado la decisión D. solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en la compra D. la materia prima necesaria (maíz, agua, gas propano, etc.) Para la elaboración D. las ricas tortillas. No pierD. las esperanzas D. lograr su sueño D. mejorar su calidad D. vida y la D. su familia.

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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
  • 488
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Guillermina to buy corn, water, propane gas, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 29, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013