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Andrés
Andrés García M. is 49 years old and has lived in the claveles neighborhood of the Ahuachapan region in El Salvador for the past 30 years. He lives with his wife and three children, who are the reason for all of his hard work. Andres has his own business, which consists of selling bed linens. He sells his products from his motorcycle. Since he doesn’t have a good place to put the linens, he is asking for a loan to purchase 3 shelving units. This way he can neatly store his products and have more space. Andres would like to increase the amount of linens he sells in order to increase his earnings and provide a better future for his children and wife. By buying this furniture Andres will be able to store all of his products and to purchase more linens in the future. In this way he can increase his family’s earnings.
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Andrés García M. tiene 49 años de edad, reside en la colonia los claveles en el departamento de Ahuachapán, desde ya hace 30 años. Vive junto a su esposa y tres hijos, los cuales son la razón de todo su esfuerzo y trabajo. Andrés posee su propio negocio, el cuál consiste en una venta de ropa de cama, los cuales los comercializa de manera ambulante en su motocicleta. Debido a que no cuenta con el lugar apropiado para colocar la ropa que comercializa, él solícita un préstamo a través de cual pueda comprar 3 muebles para poder ubicar la ropa de forma ordenada y de esta manera tener más espacio para ello. Es por eso que Andrés sueña poder incrementar el número de ropa que vende para poder obtener mayores ingresos y poder brindar un mejor futuro a sus pequeños hijos y poder proveer de todo lo necesario a su esposa e hijos. La compra de estos tres muebles contribuirán a que Andrés tenga la popa de cama a la mano y en mayores cantidades y como consecuencia de esto, él podrá aumentar sus ingresos familiares.

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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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 694
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,309,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Andrés storage units for merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 16, 2009
Listed
Feb 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2010