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Rosa Mirian
Rosa Mirian, age 54, lives in her own house with her family. Her family is comprised of her 54 year old husband and their three adult children.

She devotes herself to the business of good and delicious tortillas. She has been involved in this business activity for a long time, she has a lot of experience, and her business is well-received by many customers. A lot of her neighbors give her good references as a person and for her service. They say she is a trustworthy, hard-working, and responsible woman who devotes herself to her work.

She gets up very early every day in order to prepare the corn to make the delicious tortillas. She likes to give her customers good service so that they will always be motivated to return.

She has made the decision to request this loan from Integral to invest in her business by purchasing the supplies (corn, propane gas, firewood, etc.) she needs to make the tortillas. She will do this in order to cover a greater demand. This will allow her to improve her living conditions, and she will be able to continue bringing home the daily bread.
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Rosa Mirian de 54 años de edad, habita en casa de su propiedad junto con su grupo familiar el cual está integrado por su esposo de 54 años y sus tres hijos los cuales son mayores de edad. Ella se dedica al comercio de ricas y deliciosas tortillas. Tiene mucho tiempo de de dedicarse a esta actividad por lo que ya cuenta con mucha experiencia y la aceptación de muchos clientes. Muchos de sus vecinos dan buenas referencias de su persona y su servicio y expresan que es una mujer confiable, trabajadora, responsable y dedicada en su trabajo. Todos los días se levanta muy temprano para preparar el maíz con el cual fabrica las ricas tortillas. Le gusta dar un buen servicio a sus clientes de tal forma que siempre estén motivados a regresar. Ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su negocio en la compra de los insumos necesarios (maíz, gas propano, leña, etc.) para la fabricación de tortillas, todo esto con el objetivo de cubrir una mayor demanda que le permita mejorar sus condiciones de vida y pueda seguir llevando el pan de cada día a su hogar.

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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
  • 453
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,269,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rosa Mirian to buy corn, propane gas, and firewood, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 8, 2012
Listed
Mar 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013