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Rosa Miriam
Rosa is 55 years old and lives with her family in a home of her own. She buys piglets, raises them and sells them. Her business is located in her home, where she has an appropriate area for this. Rosa is a very responsible, hardworking person who has gotten her family ahead. She has been doing this for several years and wants to have many pigs so she can grow her business. She is asking for a loan so she can buy feed, vitamins, and improve the area where she raises her pigs, as shown in the photograph, and provide better service. This will allow her to improve her income and provide her family with better financial stability.
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Rosa de 55 años de edad, vive con su familia en casa propia, ella se dedica a comprar cerdos tiernos los cuales cría y posteriormente comercializa. El negocio esta ubicado en su lugar de residencia por lo que cuenta con un lugar muy apto para este tipo de trabajo, Rosa es una persona muy responsable y trabajadora quien ha sacado adelante a su familia, desde hace varios años se dedica a este trabajo, ella desea contar con mayor cantidad de cerdos para extender aún más su negocio, es por eso que solicita un credito por medio del cual pueda invertir en la compra de concentrado para cerdos, vitaminas y mejorar el lugar en el cual habitan las crias asi como muestra la fotografia y así brindar un mejor servicio, el cual le permita mejorar sus ganancias y darle a su familia un mejor estabilidad economica.

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This loan is part of Apoyo Integral's program to help subsistence farmers located in high-risk regions of El Salvador, including coastal strips, river banks, and volcano fault lines. The program, which offers reduced interest rates, targets farmers who don't qualify for formal funding due to their low-income and geographical risk. By funding this loan, you are helping Apoyo and a local non-governmental organization extend risk-tolerant credit to even more farmers.

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
  • 729
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,061,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Rosa Miriam to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2013
May 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015