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Rosa Amelia
Rosa, 42, lives with her husband and two children in a relative’s home. She has been selling corn tamales for many years as a street vendor in different areas near her home. With the profits that she gets she hopes to cover some household costs.

Rosa is requesting a loan to be able to buy all the necessary ingredients to make tamales: corn, sugar, milk etc…and continue with her business and be able to give her family what they need without any limitations.
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Rosa de 42 años de edad vive en casa de un familiar con su esposo y sus dos hijos, ella se dedica a la venta de tamales de elote desde hace varios años lo hace de forma ambulante por las diferentes colonias que están cerca de su lugar de residencia, con las ganancias que obtiene logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, rosa esta solicitando un crédito para poder comprar todos los ingredientes necesarios para la elaboración de los tamales como: elotes, azúcar, leche, etc. y seguir con su negocio y poder dar a su familia lo que necesitan sin limitación alguna.

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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
  • 489
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,339,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rosa Amelia to buy corn, sugar, milk etc….
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014