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Rosa Efigenia
Rosa, 62, lives in her own house with her two grandchildren. She has a sewing workshop in her home where she makes cloth mops and aprons. Lately she has acquired a lot of customers because her work is good and she sells it at very affordable prices. She's a responsible and honest woman who's very dedicated to her job.

Rosa's requesting a loan to buy fabric, thread, needles, and everything related to sewing so she can continue to satisfy her customers' needs.

This way she'll have a better quality of life with her two grandchildren.
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Doña Rosa de 62 años de edad vive en casa propia con sus dos nietos. Ella posee un taller de costura en el lugar de su residencia donde elabora trapeadores de tela y delantales, últimamente se ha hecho de mucha clientela porque el trabajo que el realiza es bueno y lo vende a precios realmente accesibles; ella es una mujer muy dedicada a su trabajo responsable y honesta, doña rosa está solicitando un crédito que le permita comprar: telas, hilos, agujas, y todo lo relacionado con la costura para seguir satisfaciendo la necesidad de los clientes y así ella podrá tener una mejor calidad de vida con sus dos nietos.

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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
  • 723
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,126,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rosa Efigenia to buy fabric, thread, needles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014