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Hector Napoleon
Hector Napoleon, 62 years old, has been working for 10 years selling used appliances, which he buys and repairs so that they can be used again. This avoids having them be thrown out and increasing pollution. In addition, it provides low-cost appliances to low-income people who don't have the ability to get them new.

His family is made up of his spouse and one child.
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Hector Napoleon de 62 años, se dedica desde hace 10 años a la venta de electrodomesticos usados, que compra y repara para volver a utilizar, y asi evitar que se tiren a la basura e incrementar la contaminacion, y ademas provee de electrodomesticos a bajo costo a personas de bajos ingresos que no tienen capacidad de adquirirlos nuevos. Su grupo familiar esta compuesto por su esposa y un hijo

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More information about this loan

This loan will help a low-income family purchase environmentally-friendly goods and equipment, including solar products (lights, water pumps, heaters), biodigesters, energy-efficient light bulbs and gas stoves. Lacking electricity, many people in rural El Salvador are forced to use firewood for cooking and kerosene for lighting, expensive solutions that endanger their health and well-being. By funding this loan, you are providing access to greener, healthier alternatives.

This Kiva loan will be either be a cash laon or an in-kind loan.  An in-kind loan is used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

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
  • 814
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,698,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Hector Napoleon to buy used appliances for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014