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Rosa Alicia
Rosa Alicia lives with her two children in their own house, and she makes a living selling fruits and vegetables, including: strawberries, bananas, oranges, tomatoes, onions, chiles and other produce. She has been working in this industry for many years, and has gained valuable experience in buying produce in bulk to generate the best profit margins upon its resale. She sells her produce from a stall in a market, which is a great location for attracting new customers. Rosa Alicia already has a wide customer base, since she sells fresh, high quality produce at affordable prices and with excellent service.

Rosa Alicia is an entrepreneurial woman who is dedicated to her work and goals in life, and she is always looking for new opportunities to grow her business and succeed. In recent weeks, customer demand for her produce has increased substantially, and she is now looking for new ways to keep up with demand and invest in her business. Since she does not have the capital necessary to keep up with client demand, she is requesting this loan from INTEGRAL. Rosa Alicia plans to use the support from this loan to purchase fruits and vegetables in bulk to stock her business. With good references and a solid history of repayments, Rosa Alicia is confident that she can quickly pay off the loan. She is grateful for this opportunity, which she hopes will strengthen her business and lead to a better quality of life for her family.
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Rosa Alicia vive junto a sus dos hijos en casa propia, ella se dedica a la compra y venta de frutas y verduras, fresas, plátanos, naranjas, tomates, cebollas, chiles entre otros tiene varios años con el negocio y eso le ha regalado mucha experiencia que le permite obtener las mejores ganancias, el lugar donde comercia lo califico como muy bueno para sus actividades comerciales, es concurrido de personas y ya tiene mucha clientela que la prefiere porque su producto es fresco, a buen precio, de calidad y con un excelente servicio; Rosa es una mujer emprendedora, dedicada a su labor con muchas ganas de salir adelante, siempre esta buscando alternativas que le permitan alcanzar el éxito, en las ultimas semanas aumento la demanda y quiere aprovechar para realizar una nueva inversión pero no posee de suficiente capital por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar frutas y verduras por mayor. Rosa Alicia tiene buenas referencias de pago, esta agradecida con el apoyo y asegura que podrá saldar la deuda, a la vez confía que le dará a su familia una vida mejor.

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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
  • 562
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $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 Alicia to purchase fruits and vegetables in bulk to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013