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Rosa Emilia
Rosa Emilia lives in her own house with her husband and son. She makes and sells pupusas (stuffed tortillas). She has been in this business for many years and has gained a lot of experience and loyal, daily customers who prefer her business to others. She is a woman known for being enterprising, responsible and very hard-working. She has very good personal references because customer satisfaction is top priority for her.

Rosa wants to expand her business and decided that the best way to do this was to request a loan from INTEGRAL. She wants to use it to buy the ingredients she needs to make pupusas, such as beans, cheese, corn, pork cracklings, cabbage, tomatoes, etc. She also wants to improve her business location so she can increase her customer base and earnings. This will improve her family's quality of life.
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Rosa Emilia habita en casa de su propiedad junto con su esposo e hijo. Ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta deliciosas pupusas. Tiene muchos años de dedicarse a esta actividad por lo que ya cuenta con mucha experiencia y con una fiel clientela que día a día la prefieren más. Ella se caracteriza por ser una mujer emprendedora, responsable y muy trabajadora. Cuenta con muy buenas referencias personales ya que para ella es muy importante que sus clientes queden satisfechos con el servicio que reciben, ya que de esta forma logrará mantenerlos contentos y quedarán con ganas de regresar a su negocio. Rosa quiere hacer crecer su negocio por lo que llego a la conclusión que la mejor forma es solicitando un crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en la comprar de los insumos necesarios para la elaboración de pupusas como: frijoles, queso, arroz, maíz, chicharon, repollo, tomates, etc. además de hacer mejoras en las instalaciones de su negocio, con esto espera ampliar su clientela y de esta forma aumentar sus ganancias y mejorar su calidad de vida y la de 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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 567
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,025,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rosa Emilia to buy ingredients for "pupusas" (stuffed tortillas), such as bean, cheese, rice, corn, pork cracklings, cabbage, tomatoes, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 27, 2012
Listed
Dec 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 19, 2013