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Jose Raul

Update on Jose Raul

Jose is asking for a new loan because he thinks that through this contribution he will improve his work capacity. Currently he needs to invest in the purchase of belts, discs, packaging and a tank to store water, as well as to pay laborers to improve the conditions of his mill. He will also mount a new gasoline motor that will help him on the days with the electricity goes out so that he can keep working.

The previous loan helped him to buy the motor for the mill and improve service to his customers. This has allowed him to continue his work and move forward with plans to improve.
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Jose, solicita un nuevo préstamo, pues considera que través de este aporte él mejora su capacidad en el trabajo, actualmente necesita invertir en la compra de fajas, discos, empaques y tanque para almacenar agua, y también pago de mano de obra ya que está mejorando las condiciones de local del molino, en esta ocasión también se montará un nuevo motor para trabajar con combustible, esto le ayudará para aquellos días donde se suspenda la energía eléctrica, y pueden continuar brindando su trabajo.

El préstamo anterior y ayudó a realizar la compra del motor para el molino y asimismo mejorar el servicio a los clientes, esto le ha permitido mantenerse en el trabajo y continuar con planes de superación.

Previous Loan Details

José lives in his own house. He has three children and a wife. He makes a living running a corn mill alongside doing other agricultural jobs. His work timetable is from 4:00am until 4:00pm. He has been in this business for five years. At this time he is requesting a loan to buy a diesel engine... More from Jose Raul's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 735
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $27,052,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Jose Raul to buy belts, discs, packaging and a tank to store water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013