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Juan Francisco
Juan, age 34, lives in his own home with his wife and three children. He is employed and works as an analyst for a company located near to his home. He has worked there for several years, and is able to cover some household costs with his income. Juan is requesting a loan for the purchase of a turbo cooker so that he can save on some household costs with this investment.
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Juan de 34 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus tres hijos, es empleado trabaja de analista en una empresa que está cerca de su lugar de residencia tiene varios años de trabajar en esa actividad con el pago que recibe logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, Juan esta solicitando un crédito para la compra de una turbo cocina ecológica y asi poder ahorrarse algunos gastos en su hogar con la inversión de la compra de la cocina.

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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
  • 635
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $28,127,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Juan Francisco to buy a turbo cooker.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015