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William Alonso
William Alonso M. O., age 32, lives with his small family. His family is comprised of his wife, who devotes herself to the household chores, and their one year old son. They live in Cojutepeque.

William works selling shoes, sandals, and tennis shoes for men, women, and children. He is a very responsible man, and he is a good provider for his household. Above everything else he wishes to get his family ahead and give them a better life.

His business is located on the main street in Sensuntepeque in the Cuscatlán department. This is a very propitious location for his sales. It is a pretty congested area where a lot of people on foot pass by as well as cars and public transportation. That is why he maintains steady sales. That motivates him to invest in his business.

That is why William is requesting a loan to be able to buy a larger quantity of shoes. That way he will increase his variety of sizes, colors, and sizes. This will allow him to offer his customers much better quality, and it will also increase his income.
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William Alonso M. O. de 32 años de edad, vive junto a su pequeña familia la cual esta conformada por su esposa, la cual se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar, y junto a su hijo de 1 año de edad, con quienes reside en Cojutepeque. William trabaja vendiendo zapatos, sandalias y tenis para hombres mujeres y niños, él es un hombre muy responsable y buen proveedor de su casa, el cual desea sobre todas las cosas sacar adelante a su familia y poder brindarles una vida mejor. Su negocio esta ubicado sobre la calle principal de Sensuntepeque ubicado en el departamento de Cuscatlán, este es un lugar muy propicio para su venta ya que es una zona bastante congestionada en donde transitan muchas personas a pie como también carros y en el transporte público, es por esta razón que el mantiene una venta bastante estable, lo que lo incentiva a invertir en el negocio, es por esta razón que William solicita un préstamo para poder comprar mayor cantidad de zapatos, y de esta forma aumentar la variedad de estos como tallas, colore y estilos, esto le permitirá ofrecerle mucha mejor calidad a sus clientes y también aumentar sus ganancias.

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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
  • 662
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,134,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped William Alonso buy shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 9, 2010
Listed
Aug 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011