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Oscar Sigfredo
Oscar Sigfredo P. is 36 years old. He lives in Conchagua in th edepartment of La Union. He lives in his own house with his wife, a housewife, and his four children who 14,11,8 and 4 years old. They go to school. Oscar has been fishing and selling seafood for 12 years. He has a lot of experience in this business, since his family has done this work for decades. That is how he supports his family, so that all of them don't lack the basic essentials. Oscar is asking for a loan from Integral. He wants to have enough money to invest in the house, which he has had to rebuild. Over the years that he has had it, it has already fairly deteriorated. He wants to change the roof, the doors and balconies. He hopes to do this before winter so his family will have a safe and worthy place to live.
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Oscar Sigfredo P. de 36 años de edad reside en Conchagua en el departamento de La Unión Vive en casa propia junto a su esposa, la cual se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar, y junto a sus cuatro hijos de 14, 11, 8 y 4 años de edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar. Desde hace 12 años que Oscar se dedica a la pesca y venta de mariscos, negocio en el cual posee mucha experiencia, ya que ha sido un trabajo al cual se ha dedicado toda su familia por décadas. Es de esta manera como él obtiene el sustento diario para su familia, de manera que no falte lo básico y esencial para todos ellos. Oscar solicita un préstamo a Integral, con el deseo de poder contar con el dinero necesario para poder invertir en su casa, la cual ha tenido que reconstruir, ya que por los años que posee ya esta bastante deteriorada, razón por la cual él desea cambiarle el techo, puertas y balcones, lo cual espera logar antes de la temporada de invierno, y de esta manera poder resguardar a su familia en un lugar seguro y digno para vivir.

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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
  • 660
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,150,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Oscar Sigfredo purchase materials for home repair.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2010
Mar 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2011