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Rosa Mabel
Mrs. Rosa, 38, lives with her husband and two daughters in a house they own. She is a very responsible, hardworking and honest woman who has her own bakery, where she makes sweet bread and baguettes. She sells the bread in the neighborhood where she lives.

Mrs. Rosa is requesting a loan to buy flour, shortening, molds and all that is necessary to produce more. This improvement project for her bakery is very important for her, since it will improve her and her family’s quality of life.
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Doña rosa de 38 años de edad vive con su esposo y sus 2 hijas en casa propia, es una mujer muy responsable, trabajadora y honrada, trabaja en su propia panadería en la que elabora pan dulce y pan frances, sale a venderlo por la colonia donde ella reside, doña Rosa solicita un préstamo para invertir en la compra de harina, manteca, latas y todo lo necesario para poder producir más. Este proyecto de mejoramiento para su panadería es muy importante para ella puesto que así mejorará 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

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 664
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,134,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Rosa Mabel to buy shortening, flour, yeast and other supplies for her bakery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2013
May 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013