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Jose Fausto
Jose, 53, lives with his life partner and two children. He owns a metal workshop, where he makes doors, balconies, grills, and other items. He has been in the business for several years, garnering experience that helps him improve his work each day. The business has been successful, and he has regular customers who seek him out because he does quality work at affordable prices that meets their needs.

Jose is hardworking, honest, and, most of all, modest. He always looks for chances to overcome obstacles and be successful. He wants to grow his business, but he lacks money to buy materials. He has applied to INTEGRAL for a loan to buy iron, metal, tools, etc. Jose has good credit references and is certain he will be able to pay his debt, while bringing his family financial security.
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Don Jose de 53 años de edad vive junto a su compañera de vida y sus dos hijos, el posee un taller de estructuras metálicas, elabora puertas, balcones, rejas entre otros, tiene varios años de dedicarse a este negocio y tiene mucha experiencia que le ayuda a mejorar cada día su labor, hasta ahora el negocio le ha dado muy buenos resultados ya se hizo de mucha clientela pues lo buscan por la calidad de su trabajo, por los precios accesibles pero sobre todo porque siempre realiza el trabajo al gusto del cliente; don jose es un hombre muy trabajador, honesto y sobre todo humilde, siempre está a la expectativa de nuevas oportunidades que le permitan superarse y llegar al éxito; quiere hacer crecer el negocio pero necesita de capital para compra de material por eso le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar, hierro, metal, herramienta etc. don jose tiene buenas referencias crediticias y está seguro que podrá saldar la deuda y a la vez llevar a su hogar seguridad 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
  • 664
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,152,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Jose Fausto to buy iron, metal, tools, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2013
Jul 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2014