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Mauricio is a hardworking and responsible individual who lives with his two young children. He is a fisherman and has a small fishing boat and a few nets for catching seafood. Maurcio has practically devoted his entire life to fishing and it is the means by which he is able to get ahead.

He is requesting a loan in order to buy more fishing nets, as well as hooks and other instruments that he needs for fishing on a daily basis. Mauricio desires a better life for his children so that they can have everything they need.

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Mauricios es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable quien vive junto a dos hijos menores de edad. Mauricio se dedica a la pesca artesanal, contando con una pequeña lancha y algunas redes para obtener mariscos. Él se ha dedicado prácticamente toda su vida a esta actividad, la cual incluso ahora le permite salir adelante. Mauricio solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, por medio del cual pueda contar con el dinero necesario para invertir en la compra de más redes para pescar, también anzuelos y otros instrumentos necesarios para realizar la pesca diariamente. Mauricio desea darles una mejor vida a sus hijos en donde puedan contar con todo lo necesario.

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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 $500 helped Mauricio to buy fishing nets, hooks, and other instruments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013