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José Domingo
Jose Domingo Lopez M. is 44 years old and he lives in the village of Quezaltepeque, logcated in the La Libertad region. He lives together with his wife and their four children, aged 14, 11, 10 and 7 years. They are all going to school. Jose sells carbon, distributing to various stands in the Central market, a place where everything is sold in wholesale, which he considers a great advantage. He also transports fruits and vegetables for other businesses in the market, earning him a second income aside from his regular clients. Jose requests a loan to be able to purchase wood to make coal for later resale. This way he will be able to make a greater quantity and have that much more to offer his clients. His business is very important to Jose. Thanks to his business he is able to meet the daily demands of his household.
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José Domingo L. M. de 44 años de edad, reside en el pueblo de Quezaltepeque, ubicado en el departamento de La Libertad. Vive junto a su esposa quien se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar y junto a sus cuatro hijos de 14, 11, 10, y 7 años de edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar. José comercializa carbón, el cual distribuye en los diferentes puestos del Mercado Central, un lugar en el cual todo se vende por mayor, por lo que él cuenta con una gran ventaja, así mismo se dedica a hacer viajes para otras personas y de esta manera transportar verduras o frutas al mercado, por lo que obtiene ganancias diarias por parte de los clientes fijos. José solicita un préstamo para poder comprar leña con la cual hace el carbón que posteriormente comercializa, de manera que pueda hacer mayor cantidad y así tener mucho más que ofrecerles a sus clientes. Este negocio es de mucha importancia para José ya que es gracias a el que puede llevar el sustento diario hasta su hogar.

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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
  • 867
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $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 José Domingo to purchase wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2011