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Elsy Marilu
Elsy sells “pupusas” (a popular Salvadoran dish), tortilla snacks, and bread stuffed with chicken. She lives with her husband and 6-year-old son. Elsy has had the business for 2 years. She works every day from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm. Her sales of food products allow her to keep at it all day, providing attentive service to her customers.

Elsy is requesting a loan to buy products such as chicken, condiments, cooking oil, and pork cracklings, among other supplies for her business. This purchase will help her to maintain what's necessary in stock and offer better service to her customers.

Elsy's aspiration is to help her son continue his studies. That's why she works selling her meals each day.
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Elsy, se dedica a la venta de pupusas, tostadas y panes con pollo, ella vive con su esposo y un hijo de 6 años de edad, este negocio lo tiene desde hace dos años, trabaja todos los días de 7:00am a 7:00pm, pues sus ventas de productos comestibles le permiten mantenerse todo el día con atención a los clientes.
Ella está solicitando un préstamo para la compra de productos como pollos, condimentos, aceite, chicharrón, entre otros productos para el negocio. Esta compra le ayudara para mantener lo necesario y poder brindar un mejor servicio a los clientes.
La aspiración de Elsy es ayudar a su hijo, en sus estudios, por eso se esfuerza realizando las ventas a diario.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 538
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  • $31,800,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Elsy Marilu buy products for preparing meals to sell: chicken, condiments, cooking oil, and pork cracklings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012