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José Romeo
José Romeo G. M. is 39 years old and lives in Cantón Ojo Agua, which is located within the Usulután department, in the eastern part of the country. He lives with his wife, who is a very responsible mother who cares for the wellbeing of her home and family. They have two children who attend the local school.

José runs his own business out of his home, where he manufactures various types of metal structures, such as balconies, doors, stairs, gates, and other things that his customers request. José is very experienced, so he has many customers who are satisfied with his workmanship. He is a very responsible person who, for the past 15 years, has always given his best.

He is asking for this loan so that he can buy more metal for his business, which will allow him to complete more jobs. He also wants to buy some new tools so that he can do his job better.

José comes with very good references from his neighbors and customers. He distinguishes himself as being a hard worker who makes a great effort to bringing the best for his family.
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José Romeo G. M. de 39 años de edad, reside en Cantón Ojo Agua, el cual se encuentra en el departamento de Usulután, al oriente del país, él vive junto a su esposa, una madre de familia muy responsable y esmerada por el bien de su casa y su familia, y así también vive junto a sus dos hijos, los cuales estudian educación básica en la escuela del lugar. José posee su propio negocio el cual esta ubicado en su casa de habitación, en el cual se dedica a elaborar diferentes estructuras metálicas como: balcones, puertas, escaleras, portones y otras estructuras más que sus clientes le piden. Debido a la amplia experiencia que José posee en este trabajo cuenta con muchos clientes quienes se sienten muy satisfechos con su trabajo y por ser una persona muy responsable quien en estos últimos 15 años de trabajo siempre ha dado lo mejor de si. José solicita un préstamo con el deseo de poder comprar más metal para invertir en el negocio y de esta forma elaborar más trabajo, así mismo el desea comprar algunas herramientas nuevas para elaborar mejor su trabajo. José es una persona que cuenta con muy buenas referencias por parte de sus vecinos y clientes, y así mismo se destaca por ser muy trabajador y por esforzarse por darle lo mejor a su familia.

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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
  • 698
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped José Romeo supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2010
Aug 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011