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Elsa Edith

Update on Elsa Edith

Elsa is applying for a new loan to continue working in her business of selling tortillas. This will allow her to buy 10 quintales (about 1000 lb) of corn and have a reserve of basic ingredients.

The previous loan has helped her to increase her clientele and satisfy their needs. Her economic conditions and family circumstances have improved.
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Elsa, solicita un nuevo préstamo por otro crédito para seguir trabajando con su negocio de venta de tortillas; este le permitirá comprar 10 quintales de maíz y tener materia prima reservada.
El crédito anterior le ha ayudado a incrementar la clientela y satisfacer las necesidades de ellos; las condiciones económicas y las circunstancias familiares han mejorado.

Previous Loan Details

Elsa lives with her three children and her husband. One of her children is economically independent, and the other two depend on Elsa and her husband. She sells tortillas. Her business is located on a very busy street. Her sales hours are from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm. Her business has easy access. Its... More from Elsa Edith's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 600
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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 Elsa Edith to buy 10 quintales of corn and have a reserve of basic ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
May 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Elsa Edith. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2012. Learn More