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Rosa Candelaria
Rosa Candelaria T. G. is 26 years old and puts great effort into her business, the sale of fruits and vegetables. She lives with her husband, her two young children who attend school, and her mother who helps with the housework. Rosa is responsible and hard working. Like any good mother she makes an extra effort to do her best in her work so that she can give her husband the necessary help.

She is asking for this loan so that she buy larger quantities of fruits and vegetables and be able to take advantage of the time that she spends at her point of sale at the Jiquilisco city market. This is the same city where she and her family live. She is well known here by many people, who have been buying her products from her for many years.

Rosa would like to buy a large quantity of fruits and vegetables so that she can capture the attention of new customers, which will allow her to grow her business and improve her income. This is very important to Rosa, because she wants to give the best to her children.
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Rosa Candelaria T. G. de 26 años de edad, es una persona muy esforzada la cual se dedica a trabajar en su negocio propio en el cual comercializa frutas y verduras. Ella vive junto a su esposo, dos hijos menores de edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar, y junto a su madre la cual le ayuda con todos los quehaceres del hogar. Rosa es trabajadora y responsable, que como toda buena madre se esfuerza por realizar lo mejor posible su trabaja para brindarle la ayuda necesaria a su esposo. Ella solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de frutas y verduras, y de esta forma aprovechar al máximo el tiempo que posee de estar ubicada con su venta en el mercado municipal de Jiquilisco, mismo municipio en el cual vive junto a su familia, en donde es muy conocida por una gran cantidad de personas las cuales desde hace mucho años atrás compran sus productos. Rosa desea poder comprar una gran variedad de frutas y verduras y así de esta forma captar la atención de clientes nuevos los cuales le permitan hacer crecer su negocio y de esta forma mejorar sus ganancias lo cual es muy importante para Rosa puesto que desea darle lo mejor a sus hijos.

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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
  • 526
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Rosa Candelaria fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2010
Aug 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011