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Blanca Rosa
Blanca Rosa F. V. lives in Lourdes Colon in La Libertad Department. She lives with her daughter Jessica, who is 17 and currently in ninth grade. Blanca's husband is currently working outside El Salvador in order to help support his family economically. Even though Blanca receives help from her husband, she is a woman who works every day at her business, which she has been doing for the past eight years. She works in the Santa Tecla Market selling pig's feet stew, a dish that is very difficult to prepare and for which there is very high demand in El Salvador. Blanca is requesting a loan to buy more ingredients to make her soup, in order to increase her sales and fulfill her customers' demand for this popular dish.
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Blanca Rosa F. V. reside en Lourdes Colon en el departamento de La Libertad. Blanca vive solamente con su hija Jessica de 17 años de edad y está cursando 9º grado en la escuela. Blanca cuenta con el apoyo económico de su esposo quien está fuera del país por darle a su familia una superación económica. A pesar que Blanca recibe ayuda de su esposo ella es una mujer que trabaja día a día y es así como lleva ya 8 años en su negocio, ubicado en el mercado de Santa Tecla donde vende sopas de patas, un plato muy difícil de preparar y también bien muy demandado por los salvadoreños. Blanca solicita un crédito para comprar mayor cantidad de materia prima de los ingredientes para la sopa de patas, así incrementara sus ventas y las necesidades de sus clientes por tan cotizado platillo.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 616
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,057,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Blanca Rosa buy ingredients to make pig's feet stew.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 13, 2009
Listed
Jun 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2010