Mauricio is 50 years old and lives with his wife of 33 years. Although they have seven children, only four are still dependent on them as they are still studying (they are 20, 15, 13, and ten years old). Mauricio sells fruit and vegetables, having started his business in 2008. He uses he vehicle to display the fruits and vegetables in wooden crates. He sells his products in small quantities to passers-by and to people living in the city and the surrounding area.
Don Mauricio, de 50 años, vive con su esposa de 33 años y aunque tiene 7 hijos , unicamente 4 dependen de el ya que aun estudian (20, 15, 13 y 10 años), es comerciante de frutas y verduras. Inicio su negocio en el año 2008. Utiliza su vehiculo en el que coloca cajas de madera para exhibir las frutas y verduras, que vende al por menor, es decir a todos los transeutes y habitantes de la ciudad y cantones aledaños
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.