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Sebastian Castillo
Sebastian Castillo D. is 61 years old. He lives in Lourdes Colon, located in the department of La Libertad. Sebastian lives alone in his own home, where is business is located. This is a store that sells primary products such as: bread, juice, milk, eggs and others. For three years, Sebastian has had this business which started out of the need to be able to have a steady source of income. This allows him to have everything necessary to live an acceptable life. Sebastian is asking for a loan with which he will have enough money to invest in his business, buying products such as: sausages, sodas, medicine and other products that are really needed and that he doesn't have yet. This has caused him to lose sales. For him it is very important to improve his business, since this way he can have a better life.
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Sebastian castillo D. 61 de edad, reside en Lourdes Colón, ubicado en el departamento de La Libertad. El señor Sebastian vive solo en casa propia, lugar en el cual se encuentra su negocio, el cual es una tienda en la que comercializa productos de primera necesidad como: pan, jugos, leche, huevos y otros más. Desde hace tres años que Sebastián posee este tipo de negocio el cual nació por la necesidad de poder contar con una fuente de ingresos fijos, la cual le permitiera contar con todo lo necesario para vivir de una manera aceptable. Sebastián solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda contar con el dinero necesario para invertir en su negocio, comprando productos como: embutidos, sodas, medicinas y otros productos más los cuales son de mucha necesidad y que hasta ahora no poseía, razón por la cual perdía algunas ventas. Para él es de mucha importancia poder mejorar su negocio, ya que de esta manera podrá tener una vida mejor.

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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
  • 577
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Sebastian Castillo purchase of perishable products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2010
Feb 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2011