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Víctor Samuel
Víctor Samuel E. H. is 39 years old and a resident of Ciudad Arce in the Department of La Libertad. He lives with his large family, which includes his wife and six children who help him with his business. Victor manages a brickwork operation located outside of his home. Together with his children, he is responsible for making bricks to sell and deliver to his customers. Victor has many years of experience in this business and manufactures bricks of fine quality, which explains why he has many customers. Likewise, he is known for being a very caring man who takes responsibility for his family. He often works at night so that he can deliver his orders on time and guarantee a steady income.

The loan he is requesting will be use to buy all of the raw materials used for manufacturing bricks and also parts for the instruments he uses in his work. Victor wants so much to improve his business because his work allows him to provide a better life for his six children.

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Víctor Samuel E. H. de 39 años de edad, reside en Ciudad Arce, en el departamento de La Libertad. Vive junto a una extensa familia la cual esta conformada por su esposa, y seis hijos, los cuales le ayudan en el negocio. Víctor posee una ladrillería, la cual esta ubicada en su casa de habitación, en donde él se encarga de hacer los ladrillos junto a sus hijos, los cuales posteriormente reparte con los clientes o comercializa en su casa. Víctor posee varios años de experiencia en este oficio, logrando de esta manera hacer ladrillos de muy buena calidad, razón por la que cuenta con muchos clientes, así mismo él se destaca por ser un señor muy amable y responsable con su familia quien trabaja muchas veces incluso de noche para poder entregar los pedidos a tiempo y de esta manera tener una ganancia asegurada. Él solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar toda la materia prima para la elaboración de los ladrillos, así mismo para comprar repuestos de los instrumentos que utiliza para realizar su trabajo. Víctor desea mucho poder mejorar su negocio y de esta manera poder brindarles una mejor vida a sus seis hijos, los cuales depende del trabajo de su padre.

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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
  • 859
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  • $28,305,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Víctor Samuel purchase raw materials for making bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2011