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Sandra Elizabeth
Sandra is 31 years old. She is married and lives with her husband and three children in a house they own. She manufactures and sells "totopostes", a kind of toasted bread made from corn. She has been doing this for several years and has a high client base because her products are very good and have affordable prices. With the profit from the sales she contributes to the household expenses.
Sandra is asking for a loan to buy the ingredients she needs to prepare the "totopostes", such as corn, eggs, lard, sugar, etc. She will buy these supplies wholesale. This will allow her to keep her business, which is her only source of work, going, and will allow her to provide for her family without limitations.
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Sandra de 31 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposo y sus tres hijos, ella se dedica a la venta y elaboración de totopostes (panes tostados hechos de maíz) desde hace varios años tiene mucha cliente pues sus productos son muy buenos y aprecios accesibles, con las ganancias que obtiene logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, Sandra esta solicitando un crédito para poder comprar los ingredientes necesarios para seguir elaborando los totopostes como: maíz, huevos, manteca, azúcar, etc. por mayor para poder seguir con su negocio ya que esa es su única fuente de trabajo y asi darle a su familia lo que necesita sin limitación 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
  • 734
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,708,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sandra Elizabeth to buy wholesale corn, eggs, lard, sugar, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014