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Carlos Ernesto
Carlos Ernesto H. G. is 38 years old and is a very hardworking person who is dedicated to what he does. He lives with his mother, who is completely dependent upon him, and he also helps her with all of the household chores. Carlos owns an auto mechanic and body shop, which is located in the house where he lives in the municipality of Soyapango. He has been doing this type of work for 17 years and has gained a lot of experience in the trade. This experience gives him an advantage in doing excellent work for his customers, who are very satisfied with the service he provides.

Carlos is requesting a loan so that he can buy materials for his shop such as sandpaper, paint, tools, and other supplies. He does all of this with the great desire of be able to earn more because this is the only source of income that his family has. This is why Carlos works hard to do excellent work so that he can provide everything necessary for his mother.

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Carlos Ernesto H. G. de 38 años de edad, es una persona muy trabajadora y dedicada a lo que hace, él vive junto a su madre la cual depende por completo de Carlos y así mismo le ayuda con todos los quehaceres del hogar. Carlos posee un taller de mecánica automotriz y de enderezado y pintura, el cual esta ubicado en su casa de habitación, en el municipio de Soyapango. Desde hace 17 años que él realiza este tipo de trabajo, obteniendo mucha experiencia en el oficio, lo cual le da la ventaja de elaborar un excelente trabajo con sus clientes, los cuales se sienten muy satisfechos con el servicio brindado por parte de Carlos. Él solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar materiales para su taller tales como lijas, pinturas, herramientas y otros insumos más. Todo esto lo hace con el inmenso deseo de poder obtener mayores ganancias, ya que es esta la única fuente de ingresos con la que su familia cuenta, es por ello que Carlos se esfuerza mucho por realizar un excelente trabajo, y de esta manera brindarle todo lo necesario a su madre.

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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
  • 582
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,727,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Carlos Ernesto to purchase paint, sandpaper, and tools for auto repair.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2010
Oct 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011