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Jose Rigoberto
José lives with his life's companion and his young son. Jose works, He makes toasted yucca and plantains, which he sells from his house and as a street vendor in high schools, primary schools, workplaces, and in different neighborhoods and on busses. He also grows corn with his wife and later sells in basic grain stores and markets. All of this is added together as an effort to support his home and pay for the daily expenses, the studies, clothing and everything his family needs. José is asking for a loan from INTEGRAL, which he will use to invest in buying yucca and plantains as well as buy corn seeds to plant and pesticides and sprayers to care for his crops. This way, José will be able to improve his business and crop i order to offer his customers better service.
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José vive junto a su compañera de vida y su pequeño hijo que se dedica a trabajar. José se dedica a la elaboración de tostadas de yuca y plátano, las cuales también comercializa en su casa, de forma ambulante en colegios, escuelas, centros de trabajo, en diferentes colonias y así mismo en autobuses. Al mismo tiempo se dedica a la siembra de maíz junto a su esposa y posteriormente vende en almacenes de granos básicos y mercados, todo esto se suma en un esfuerzo realizado por su parte para sostener su hogar y brindar el sustento diario, estudios, ropa y todo lo necesario a su familia. José solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, con el cual pueda invertir en la compra de yuca y plátanos para elaborar las tostadas y así mismo para comprar semillas de maíz para sembrar, pesticidas y rociadores para cuidar al máximo su cultivo, con lo que José podrá mejorar su negocio y su cultivo de manera que brindará un mejor servicio a sus clientes.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 458
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,123,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Jose Rigoberto to buy vegetables to toast and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2013
Listed
Feb 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 25, 2014