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Teresa De Jesus
Teresa is 58 years old and she is engaged in all types of artisanal crafts such as sweets, costume jewelry, and other products. She lives with her husband, a mechanic, in a home they have rented for twenty-eight years. With the profits she obtains and her husband’s help, they manage to cover the household expenses. They also receive help from their granddaughter who sends them money each month. She is requesting this loan to purchase more materials and products to make sales and earn more profits so that she can have a better life at her husband’s side.
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Doña Teresa de 58 años de edad se dedica a todo tipo de artesania como dulces, bisuteria entre otros, vive en una casa que alquilan desde hace 28 años con su esposo que trabaja de mecanico, con las ganancias que obtiene y con la ayuda de su esposo logran solventar los gastos que se le prentan en su hogar, tambien obtienen la ayuda de una nieta que les manda remesas cada mes, ella solicita el credito para poder comprar mas materiales y productos para elaborar sus ventas y obtener mas ganacias para poder llevar una vida mejor al lado de su esposo.

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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
  • 549
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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 $500 helped Teresa De Jesus to purchase artisanal materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013