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Rosa Lidia
Rosa Lidia, 52 years old, lives in her own home with her partner, two children, and her small granddaughter. Like all entrepreneurial women, Rosa refused to be the exception. In her home, she has installed a small business which consists of the sale of personal products such as lotions, a variety of creams, deodorants, makeup, nail polish, shampoo, etc. Despite her advanced age, she hasn't stopped working or dreaming. She wants to stock her business in order to offer a better variety of products to her customers. For this, she needs to rely on the necessary economic resources that will allow her to realize her dream. That is why she is asking for a loan from INTEGRAL so she can buy different types and brands of lotions for men and women, hand creams, hair creams, shampoo, makeup, nail polish, soap, etc. With the loan, she hopes to earn more money, which will allow her to improve her family's quality of life.
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Rosa Lidia, D. 52 años D. edad, habita en casa propia con su compañero D. vida, dos hijos y su pequeña nieta. Como toda mujer emprendedora Rosa no quiso ser la excepción. Dentro D. su hogar ha instalado un pequeño negocio el cual consiste en la venta D. productos personales como: lociones, variedad D. cremas, desodorantes, maquillaje, esmaltes, champo, etc. A pesar D. su avanzada edad no deja D. trabajar y soñar. Quiere surtir su negocio para ofrecer mejor variedad D. productos a sus clientes. Para esto necesita contar con los recursos económicos necesarios que le permitan realizar su sueño, es por esta razón que solicita el préstamo a INTEGRAL para poder comprar diferentes artículos como diferente tipos y marcas D.: lociones tanto para hombre como para mujer, cremas para manos, cremas para el cabello, champo, maquillaje, esmaltes, jabón, etc. Con lo que espera obtener mayores ingresos que le permitan mejorar la calidad D. vida D. su familia.

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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
  • 644
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,178,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Rosa Lidia to purchase lotions for men and women, hand cream, hair cream, shampoo, makeup, nail polish, soap, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2011
May 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012