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Vicitacion
Vicitación R. N. is 68 years old and resides in Ciudad Arce, located in the Department of La Libertad. He lives with his wife who prepares and sells tortillas from the house they own. They have four children (ages 14, 11, 7, and 2), with the three older children attending the local school. Vicitación operates a metal shop where he makes balcony railings, doors, and other items.


The loan he is requesting will be used to buy more metal, the main material used in his work. He also wants to buy parts for his pickup truck that he uses to deliver orders to his customers, since he provides home delivery service. Vicitación has been able to support his family all these years because of his business. For this reason, it is important that he improve it so that he can provide more competitive service. He is a hardworking and responsible person who wants to succeed.

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Vicitacion R. N. de 68 años de edad, reside en Ciudad Arce, ubicado en el departamento de La Libertad. Vive junto a su esposa la cual trabaja haciendo tortillas, las cuales comercializa en su propia casa y junto a sus 4 hijos de 14, 11, 7, y dos años de edad, de los cuales los tres mayores son estudiantes de la escuela del lugar. Vicitación posee un taller de estructuras metálicas, en el cual se dedica a hacer balcones, puertas y otras cosas más. Él solicita un préstamo con el deseo de poder comprar más metal, el cual es la materia prima de su trabajo, y así mismo comprar repuestos para su pick up, el cual utiliza para llevar los pedidos hasta donde sus clientes y elaborar su servicio a domicilio. Vicitación ha sostenido a su familia durante años gracias a este negocio, es por esto que es de mucha importancia poder mejorarlo, y de esta manera poder brindar un servicio más competitivo. Él es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable quien desea salir adelante.

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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
  • 749
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,510,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Vicitacion purchase metal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 27, 2010
Listed
Mar 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 16, 2011