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Teresa  Isabel
Teresa, age 36, lives in her own house with her husband and her children. She has worked in agriculture for a number of years. Her principal crop is corn. Her husband helps her with the work, selling her produce in the different markets found near where they live. Besides this, she also has a small store located in their home.

Teresa is asking for a loan for her store to be able to buy more merchandise such as snacks, drinks, sugar, soups, etc., and at the same time to buy agricultural supplies for her farm. In this way she can keep up her work and can give her family a better quality of life.
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Teresa de 36 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposo y sus hijos, ella se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años, su principal siembra es el maíz, su esposo le ayuda con el trabajo, comercializa sus productos en los diferentes mercados que se encuentran cerca de su lugar de residencia, adicional a eso también posee una pequeña tienda ubicada en su lugar de residencia, Teresa esta solicitando un crédito para su tienda y poder comprar mas mercadería como golosinas, refrescos, azúcar, sopas, etc. y al mismo tiempo comprar insumos agrícolas para la siembra para poder seguir con su trabajo y poderle dar a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 531
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,794,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Teresa Isabel to buy snacks, drinks, sugar, soups, etc., and also to buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 5, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015