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Israel is 46 years old, and lives with his children in his own home. He has a business selling orthopedic shoes that he runs out of his home. The shoes helps people to correct their gait, or people with some kind of disability. He sells shoes for both children and adults. He has gained many customers recently, as the shoes that he makes are of top quality and are at affordable prices, plus his service is unmatched.

Israel is an enthusiastic and very upright man, who is always ready to excel. He believes that optimists get most profits, and he hopes to see his business grow. It is for this reason that his is requesting a loan from INTEGRAL, which will allow him to purchase a new sewing machine, leather, etc.

Israel has confidence that in this way he will be able to provide his family with a better quality of life.
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Israel de cuarenta y seis años de edad vive junto a sus hijos en casa propia; el posee una venta de calzado ortopédico en el lugar de su residencia, con el que ayuda a corregir la pisada del pie o cuando alguna persona tiene algún impedimento, vende para niños y adultos, se ha hecho de mucha clientela últimamente, pues los zapatos que elabora son de material de primera calidad y a precios accesibles además el servicio es inigualable; Israel es un hombre entusiasta y muy honrado dispuesto siempre a superarse, piensa que los optimistas reciben el mayor de los éxitos, el espera ver crecer su negocio, es por eso que le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar una maquina nueva de coser, cuero etc. Israel tiene la confianza que así logrará darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 845
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,256,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Israel to purchase a sewing machine and leather.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014