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Rosa Melida
Rosa Melida P. D. G. is 59 years old. She lives with her two grown daughters and three grandchildren in the Soyapango municipality.

Rosa has an eatery where she makes breakfast and lunch from Monday through Saturday. Because her business is close to the Soyapango market she has many fixed customers. They allow her to maintain a stable business. This is the only source of income that she has, and her daughters and grandchildren help her in the eatery. Rosa is completely dependent upon her business.

She is requesting a loan to buy a greater quantity of vegetables, basic grains, fruit, and everything that is needed to increase her sales. That way she and her family will be able to have more stability.
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Rosa Melida P. D. G. D. 59 años D. edad, vive junto a sus dos hijas mayores D. edad, y así mismo junto a tres nietos, con quienes resiD. en el municipio D. Soyapango. Rosa posee un comedor, en el cual se dedica a elaborar desayunos y almuerzos D. lunes a sábado, debido a que dicho negocio esta en las cercanías del mercado D. Soyapango ella cuenta con varios clientes fijos, los cuales le permiten mantener su negocio estable. Esta es la única fuente D. ingresos con la que ella cuenta por lo que sus hijas y sus nietos le ayudan en el comedor. Rosa depenD. por completo D. su negocio por lo que solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda invertir, comprando mayor cantidad D. verduras, granos básicos, frutas y todo lo necesario para aumentar sus ventas y D. esta manera poder contar con una estabilidad mejor junto a 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
  • 555
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  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Rosa Melida buy vegetables, basic grains, and fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2010
Sep 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011