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Gerardo De Jesús
Gerardo de Jesús, 32, lives with his wife, who attends to the household chores and helps him in his business. He has a stall that sells pupusas, tortillas, sodas, bread, cookies, candy and other types of food. The business is located in a very strategic spot, since in the area there are public schools and various businesses.

His sales are very good since there is a lot of foot traffic. It is for this reason that he wishes to invest in the business, buying a greater variety of products such as bread, juice, ingredients for making pupusas and other items. This will lead to an increase in sales. This is important for Gerardo since it will allow him to provide a better life for his wife and children, who are the main reason for all his efforts.
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Gerardo de Jesús de 32 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa quien se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar y le ayuda con el negocio. Gerardo posee una venta de pupusas, tortillas, bebidas gaseosas, golosinas, pan, galletas y otros productos alimenticios más. El negocio está ubicado en una zona muy estratégica ya que en el lugar hay escuelas públicas y negocios varios. 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 como: pan, materia prima para elaboración de pupusas, jugos y otros más, de manera que sus ventas se puedan ver incrementadas, lo cual es lo principal para Gerardo ya que esto le permitirá brindarle una vida mejor a su esposa e hijos quienes son la principal razón para salir adelante y esforzarse.

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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
  • 751
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,534,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $500 helped Gerardo De Jesús to buy bread, juice, soda and corn for resale.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 25, 2012
Listed
Jul 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Aug 1, 2012