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Jorge Alexander
Jorge Alexander M. L. is 32 years old. He and his wife are residents of Santa Tecla, which is located in the Department of La Libertad. Jorge runs an auto repair shop and also sells spare parts. He is very knowledgeable and always prepared, which explains why he is very good at his job. His existing customers are very satisfied and his reputation allows him to attract new ones.

Like any other man with a vision, Jorge wants to expand his business. For this reason, he is requesting a loan so that he can invest in his shop by purchasing more parts of different brands. He plans to hire new employees to help attend to the business because he has many customers. It is through his work that Jorge is able to earn a living and obtain the income he needs to meet all of his household expenses. He believes it is very important to improve customer service and turnaround times when servicing each vehicle. These goals can be achieved when he has sufficient parts and adequate staff.

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Jorge Alexander M. L. de 32 años de edad, reside en Santa Tecla, ubicado en el departamento de La Libertad, lugar en el cual vive junto a su esposa. Él posee un taller de automóviles, en el que se encarga de reparar y vender repuestos para vehículos. Jorge es una persona que ha aprendido mucho y es muy preparada, razón por la cual desarrolla un muy buen trabajo, lo que llena de satisfacción a sus clientes y así mismo le permite obtener nuevos. Como todo hombre visionario él desea crecer más en su negocio, es por esto que solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda invertir en el taller comprar más repuestos, de diferentes marcas, así como también contratar nuevo personal para que le ayuden a atender el negocio, ya que Jorge cuenta con una gran cantidad de clientes. Es a través de este trabajo como él se gana la vida y obtiene el dinero necesario para solventar todos los gastos del hogar es por esto que es muy importante mejorar el servicio al cliente y mejorar el tiempo en que se entregan los vehículos a los clientes, lo cual lo logrará contando con los repuestos necesarios y el personal adecuado.

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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
  • 673
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Jorge Alexander purchase automobile parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011