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Ana De Los Ángeles

Update on Ana De Los Ángeles

Ana is 46 years old and lives with her husband and four children in their own home. She has her own tortilla business, in which she works making and selling tortillas each midday and evening. Her business is located in her home. Ana would like very much to improve her business, because it provides her with a stable stream of profits to support her family. For this reason she is requesting a loan to buy corn in the wholesale market and to buy lime. This will allow her to make a larger quantity of tortillas, especially on weekends when demand increases because many other vendors of tortillas are closed. She hopes in this way to increase her profits and therefore improve her economic stability.
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Doña ana de 46 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus cuatro hijos en casa propia, Ella posee una venta de tortillas, en la cual se encarga de elaborar cada mediodía y cada noche. Su negocio esta ubicado en su casa de habitación, doña ana desea mucho poder mejorar su negocio, ya que este brinda ganancias muy estables, lo cual le permite sostener a su familia, es por esto que solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar maíz por mayor y cal, esto para elaborar mayor cantidad de tortillas, sobre todo los fines de semana que su demanda se incrementa debido a que muchas otras tortillerías están cerradas y asi ella pueda obtener mayores ganancias las cuales le permitan mejorar su estabilidad economica.

Previous Loan Details

Ana is 45 years old and is a very responsible person who works with her husband to provide the best for their four children. Ana has a home business where she makes and sells typical food dishes such as pupusas, atoles, and other things. She has been doing this for several years, so she has man... More from Ana De Los Ángeles's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

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
  • 700
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,614,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Ana De Los Ángeles to buy corn in the wholesale market and to buy lime.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 24, 2013
Jun 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014