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Rosa Elena
Rosa lives in her own house with her four children, ages 15, 12, 4 and 1. She works selling tortillas from her house. For several years she has worked from Monday to Sunday. She has many customers because she is a very hardworking and kind person. With the earnings that she obtains and the help of her husband they manage to cover the household expenses.

Rosa is requesting a loan to buy corn by the quintal and lime to continue making tortillas and thus obtain better earnings in order to have better financial stability with her family.
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Doña rosa vive en casa propia con sus 4 hijos de 15, 12, 4 y 1 año de edad, ella se dedica a la venta de tortillas en su casa desde hace varios años trabaja de lunes a domingo, tiene mucha clientela pues es una persona muy trabajadora y amable, con las ganancias que obtiene y la ayuda de su esposo logran solventar los gastos de su hogar. Doña rosa esta solicitando un credito para comprar maiz por quintales y cal para seguir elaborando las tortillas y asi obtener mejores ganancias para tener una mejor estabilidad economica con 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
  • 713
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,098,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Rosa Elena to buy corn by the quintal and lime.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014