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Claudia Patricia
Claudia, 24, lives with her two children in her own house inherited from her mother, which means a big help for her. Claudia works in her house making tortillas so she get her family ahead and give them the best. It's a very stable business because everybody eats tortillas every day.

Claudia is hardworking and friendly, which pleases her customers. She's also clean and responsible, and works from Monday through Sunday.

She's requesting a loan from Integral so she can buy corn wholesale to get it at a lower price, firewood to cook the corn, and more tanks of propane gas to cook the tortillas.

Claudia dreams of giving her children everything they need so they have a better present and future.
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Claudia de 24 años de edad, vive junto a sus dos hijos en casa propia heredada por su madre, lo que significa una inmensa ayuda para ella. Claudia con el deseo de sacar adelante a su familia y brindarle lo mejor, trabaja en su casa de habitación elaborando tortillas, un negocio bastante estable ya que estas se consumen a diario por todas las personas. Claudia es trabajadora, amable lo que le agrada mucho a los clientes, como también aseada y responsable, quien trabaja de lunes a domingo. Ella solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, por medio del cual pueda comprar maíz por mayoreo para obtenerlo a menores precios, leña para cocer el maíz y más cilindros de gas propano para cocinar las tortillas. Claudia sueña con brindarles todo lo necesario a sus hijos y que ellos cuenten con un presente y futuro mejor.

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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
  • 714
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,653,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Claudia Patricia to buy corn wholesale to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014