Sandra is requesting a loan from Integral, which will provide the money necessary to add a room to her house. She will use the room as a comfortable bedroom for herself and her husband since they currently sleep in part of the living room. Consequently, it is very important for Sandra and her husband to be able to build a bedroom. The loan will be used to buy bricks, cement, sand and paint. Thus, she and her partner hope to live more comfortably when they have privacy in their new sleeping quarters.
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.
About Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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