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Francisco is 31 years old and he lives in his own house together with his beloved family, composed of his 28-year old wife and their two children. Francisco is a merchant and an agriculturist. He is an enterprising man who is tireless in providing for his family. His primary source of income is commerce, consisting of the buying and selling of cereal grains (corn, rice, beans, etc.) in the major and nearby communities. He has a pick-up truck with which he carries out his business. It is thanks to his dedication and his passion that he is been able to achieve a stable clientele. Many people look for him frequently because he is always ready to work and also because he offer accessible prices. He has made the decision of requesting a loan to purchase cereal grains such as: corn, rice, beans, etc., in order to have enough inventory and to be able to always keep his clients satisfied. This is how he hopes to improve the quality of his life and that of his family.
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Francisco de 31 años de edad, reside en casa propia junto a su querida familia la cual está integrada por su esposa de 28 años de edad y sus dos hijos. Francisco se dedica al comercio y a la agricultura. Es un hombre emprendedor que no descansa para poder sacar adelante a su familia. Su principal fuente de ingresos es el comercio que realiza a través de la compra y venta de cereales (maíz, arroz, frijoles, etc.) en las principales comunidades cercanas a su comunidad. Él posee un pick up con el cual realiza esta actividad. Gracias a su dedicación y pasión por el trabajo ha logrado establecer buena clientela, muchas personas lo buscan con frecuencia ya que el siempre está dispuesto a realizar su trabajo y además ofrece precios accesibles. Ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito para comprar cereales tales como: maíz, arroz, frijoles, etc. para tener suficiente oferta y siempre poder dejar satisfechos a los clientes. Además de esta manera espera lograr mejorar su calidad de vida y la de 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
  • 700
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,173,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Francisco to purchase cereal grains such as corn, rice, and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011