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Guillermo works in agriculture, growing corn and beans. He also earns money driving a "micro" (a small bus used for public transportation). With the profits he earns from selling the grains and from the bus, he is able to help the family with household costs. Guillermo is applying for a loan in order to buy spare parts and to maintain his vehicle so as to continue with his work and to provide his family with more financial stability.
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Guillermo se dedica a la agricultura siembra maíz y frijol y también se dedica hacer viajes en su microbús, con las ganancias que obtiene de sus ventas de granos básicos y de los viajes en el microbús ayuda en los gastos que su familia tiene, Guillermo esta solicitando un crédito para poder comprar repuestos y darle mantenimiento a su vehículo para seguir con su trabajo y darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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
  • 754
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,201,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Guillermo to buy spare parts and to maintain his vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 3, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015