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Rosa Mirian
Rose Mirian lives in her own house with her husband and her daughter. She makes and sells pupusas, a traditional dish of this country (pupusas are stuffed corn tortillas). She has been working in this business for many years now, and thanks to God and her hard work, has managed to keep herself busy.

Her dream is to see her business flourish, and become a place where many people can come and enjoy her delicious pupusas. For this, she needs to buy a greater quantity of ingredients, to be able to have a larger supply, in order to meet and satisfy a larger demand. This is the reason she is applying to INTEGRAL for this loan; to buy the necessary ingredients that will permit her to fulfil her dream. She will use the loan to buy corn, rice, roast pork, cheese, tomatoes, onions, cabbage etc.

She is fully confident that she will achieve her goal, and that both she and her family will have access to a better quality of life.
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Rosa Mirian resiD. en casa propia con su esposo y su hija. Ella se dedica a la fabricación y venta D. pupusas, plato típico D. este país, ya tiene muchos años D. dedicarse a este negocio y gracias a Dios y su trabajo ha logrado mantenerlo activo. Su sueño es ver su negocio florecer en el cual muchas personas puedan llegar y deleitar sus ricas pupusas. Para esto necesita invertir en mayor cantidad D. insumos para poder tener una mayor oferta que le permita cubrir y satisfacer a una mayor demanda. Esta es la razón por la cual solicita este crédito a INTEGRAL para comprar los insumos necesarios que le permitan cumplir su sueño. El crédito lo invertirá en la compra D.: maíz, arroz, chicharon, queso, tomates, cebolla, repollo, etc. tiene plena confianza que logrará su objetivo y su vida y la D. su familia tendrán acceso a una mejor calidad D. 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
  • 620
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,040,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Rosa Mirian to buy corn, rice, roast pork, cheese, tomatoes, onion, cabbage etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013