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Francisco E. lives in San Juan Opico, which is located in the district of La Libertad. He is 46 years old and married to Doña Lilian de E., who takes care of their sons Juan (age 14) and Jorge (age 11). Both children are enrolled in school.

Francisco supports his family financially by manufacturing all types of footwear out of his workshop. His current inventory is valued at $325 USD. He hopes to increase his inventory with this loan by purchasing more leather, shoetrees, and adhesives. These materials will help increase his production and result in larger sales.

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Francisco E. reside en San Juan Opico, en el departamento de La Libertad. Francisco tiene 46 años de edad se encuentra casado con Doña Lilian de E. quien se dedica cuidar de sus hijos Juan de 14 años y Jorge de 11 años de edad, ambos niños se encuentran estudiando básica en la escuela. Francisco vela económicamente de su familia por medio de su taller, donde elaboran todo tipo de calzado, cuenta con un inventario económico de $325 US, el cual pretende aumentar por medio de este crédito que le permitirá comprar mas cuero, hormas para zapatos y pega , de esta manera su producción al igual que sus ventas lograran crecer.

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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 $600 helped Francisco purchase materials for making shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2009
Aug 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010