Rosa is a hardworking woman who has always struggled to get ahead. She sells bread, cigarettes, soft drinks, candy, and other products. Thanks to her business she has been able to move forward along with her daughter and grandchildren. Her vending post is located outside of the largest commercial areas in Soyopango that has huge influx of people. Since this shopping center is expanding, Rosa wants to take advantage of this opportunity by starting another food business that her daughter will be responsible for managing. For this reason, she is requesting a loan to buy more products such as fruit, vegetables, basic grains, bread, beverages, and other items. This will allow her to meet the entire demand of this area, thereby generating more earnings to benefit her household.
About Apoyo IntegralApoyo 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.
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