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Emerita Alicia
Emerita, age 47, lives with her husband and their four children in her own house. She is a hard-working, responsible, and very enterprising woman. For several years she has been producing and selling dairy products in the area where she lives. She also has had a mill for several years. She has a lot of clientele, mostly the women who make tortillas. They come here to grind the corn to make them. She is a very kind and responsible person.

Emerita is requesting a loan to be able to buy blades, discs, and all of the tools needed to have a good mill. This way she will continue with her work in order to give her family its daily sustenance without any limitation.
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Emerita de 47 años de edad, vive con esposo y sus cuatro hijos en casa propia, La señora es una mujer trabajadora, responsable y muy emprendedora. Desde hace varios años se dedica a la producción y venta de productos lácteos en la zona donde reside también posee un molino desde hace varios años tiene mucha clientela principalmente las señoras que elaboran tortillas pues ahi llegan a moler el maiz para elaborarlas, ya que ella es una persona muy amable y responsable, doña ermita solicita un credito para poder comprar cuchillas, discos y todas las herramientas necesarias para tener un buen molino y asi seguir con su trabajo para darles el sustento diario a su familia sin limitacion alguna.

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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
  • 491
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Emerita Alicia to buy blades, discs, and other tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 31, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013