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Edwin Ernesto
Edwin Ernesto is 34 years old and lives in his own home with his wife and two children. He has a store in his home where he sells fruit, sweet bread, rechargeable mobile phone cards, toys, and other items. Edwin has worked a long time so that his family can get ahead. His dream is to provide his children everything they need so that they can continue their studies and become successful professionals.

For this reason, Edwin has decided to request a loan from Apoyo Integral to invest in his business. He plans to buy a variety of fruits such as watermelons, oranges, grapes, and apples. In addition, he will purchase a variety of sweet breads and toys to offer in his business. Everything he does is achieved through his faith in God so that he can generate more income, which will allow him to improve his quality of life and that of his beloved family.
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Edwin Ernesto, de 34 años de edad, habita en casa propia, con su esposa y dos hijos. Edwin posee una tienda en su casa de habitación en donde vende frutas, pan dulce, recargas para celular, juguetes, etc. Ha trabajado durante mucho tiempo para sacar adelante a su familia y su sueño es poder darles a sus hijos todo lo necesario para que sigan estudiando y lleguen a ser grandes profesionales.

Por esta razón ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en su negocio y poder comprar variedad de frutas como sandías, naranjas, uvas, manzanas. Además comprar variedad de pan dulce y de juguetes que es lo que el ofrece en su negocio. Todo esto lo hace con la fe puesta en Dios que va poder obtener mayores ganancias que le permitirán mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su querida 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
  • 714
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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 $1,200 helped Edwin Ernesto to purchase watermelon, oranges, bread, and toys to sell in his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2011
May 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012