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Iris Ivette
Iris is a merchant. She lives with her husband and three children in her own house and she works selling fast-food like fried potatoes, fried manioc, turnovers, tamales, etc. from place to place near her house. Thanks to her sales, she’s been able to cover her household expenses.

Iris is asking for financing to buy the ingredients she uses like oil, potatoes, corn for the tamales, bananas and everything else she needs to make the fast-food snacks so that she can continue supporting her home and covering expenses that may arise.
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Doña iris es comerciante, vive con su esposo y sus tres hijos en casa propia y ella se dedica ala venta de antojitos como: papas fritas, yuca frita, empanadas, tamales, etc. que vende de forma ambulante cerca de su lugar de residencia, gracias a las ventas que realiza ha logrado solventar los gastos de su hogar. Doña iris pide financiamiento para la compra de productos que utiliza en la elaboración de sus antojitos como: aceite, papas, maíz para los tamales, plátanos y todo los ingredientes para su elaboración y asi poder seguir manteniendo su hogar y poder solventar los gastos que se le pueden presentar

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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
  • 382
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,259,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Iris Ivette to buy oil, potatoes, corn for tamales, bananas, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2013
May 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2014