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Herson Elisur
Herson Elisur Calderon is 34 years old and lives with his wife who is a homemaker. He owns a stand where he sells pupusas and tortillas, softdrinks, sweets, bread, cookies and other food products.

The business is located at a public transportation bus stop in the city of Santa Tecla, where he lives. Sales volume is very high in this area because of the many passers-by.

This is the reason he wants to invest more in the business and buy larger quantities of food products. This will allow him to increase sales and provide a better lifestyle for his wife.
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Herson Elisur C. de 34 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa quien se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar. Herson posee una venta de pupusas, tortillas, bebidas gaseosas, golosinas, pan, galletas y otros productos alimenticios más. El negocio esta ubicado en el punto de buses del transporte público de Santa Tecla, misma ciudad en la cual reside. Sus ventas son muy buenas ya que es una zona muy transitada, es por esta razón que él desea invertir en el negocio, comprando mayor cantidad de productos comestibles, de manera que sus ventas se puedan ver incrementadas, lo cual es lo principal para Herson ya que esto le permitirá brindarle una vida mejor a su esposa.

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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
  • 634
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,127,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Herson Elisur to buy staple grains, sweets and softdrinks for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2010
Nov 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012