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Rosa Elvira
Rosa Elvira A., age 44, resides in the Department of La Unión. She lives with her three dependent children, Rosa, Karen and Carlitos, who are in school. Rosa has a business selling tortillas, and a small store located in her home. This type of business is very profitable in El Salvador because tortillas are part of the daily diet of its citizens. For this reason, Rosa is able to sell a lot of her product. She is a hardworking individual who is devoted to her family. Rosa strives each day to provide them the best and pay all of her household expenses and also pay for her children's studies. This is very important to Rosa because she is a single mother.

The loan she is requesting will be used to buy a large quantity of corn since it is the main ingredient used in making her product. This will also allow her to stock more products in her store which are in high demand by her clients, such as soap for washing clothes, detergent, bread, milk and staples such as rice and beans.
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Rosa Elvira A. de 44 años de edad, reside en el departamento de La Unión, ella vive junto a sus tres hijos, Rosa, Karen y Carlitos, todos menores de edad, quienes se dedican a estudiar. Ella posee una venta de tortillas y una pequeña tienda en su misma casa de habitación. La venta de tortillas, en este país, es muy rentable por el hecho que éstas son parte de la dieta diaria de las familias salvadoreñas, razón por la cual se venden mucho. Rosa es una persona muy trabajadora y dedicada a su familia, quien se esfuerza a diario por brindarles lo mejor y poder solventar todos los gastos del hogar y también pagar los estudios de sus hijos, lo cual es de mucha importancia para Rosa quien es madre soltera. Ella solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de maíz de manera que pueda contar con mayor cantidad de materia prima para la elaboración de su producto y también abastecer con mas productos demandados últimamente por sus clientes en la tienda en la que distribuye productos de primera necesidad como jabones de lavar ropa, detergentes, pan dulce, leche y algunos granos básicos como el frijol y arroz.-

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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
  • 753
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,510,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Rosa Elvira purchase corn for making tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 7, 2011
Listed
Mar 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011