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Teresa De Jesus
Teresa, 61, is a very responsible, punctual lady. She lives with her husband who works. Teresa sells tortillas at home and also sells pupusas [filled, grilled corncakes] and hot and cold beverages. Wanting to increase sales for her home’s wellbeing and economy, she’s requesting a loan to buy all the raw materials at wholesale so that she can get them at lower prices thus insuring higher profits. Teresa is a person with very positive references because she always strives to get ahead.
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Teresa de 61 años de edad, es una señora muy responsable y puntual, vive junto a su esposo quien se dedica a trabajar. Teresa posee una venta de tortillas en su casa de habitación en donde también vende pupusas y bebidas frías y calientes. Con el deseo de aumentar sus ventas para bien de su hogar y su economía ella solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar toda la materia prima por mayor, ya que de esta manera podrá obtenerla a precios más bajos lo que le garantizará mayores ganancias. Teresa es una persona que goza de muchas referencias positivas ya que siempre se esfuerza por salir adelante.

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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
  • 553
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Teresa De Jesus to buy raw materials to make pupusas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Oct 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013