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Luis Alberto
Luis Alberto P., age 36, resides in the Department of Usulután with his wife and five year old child. For several years he has managed his own business. Luis has a store where he sells different household products, toiletries, and food items. He lives at home with his lifetime companion who helps him manage the business. They both work with great motivation to get ahead and improve their business. Their store is stocked will as many products as possible in order to generate more income.

Luis is requesting a loan so that he can invest in more merchandise for his store such as bread, medicines, sweets, different types of beverages, detergents, basic grains, and many other products that are essential to this type of business and frequently requested. He has great hopes of prospering in his business since this is his only source of income.

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Luis Alberto P. de 36 años de edad, reside en el departamento de Usulután, en donde vive junto a su esposa y su hijo de 5 años de edad. Desde hace varios años atrás que él se dedica a atender su propio negocio el cual es una tienda de productos varios como productos para el hogar, para uso personal y productos alimenticios. Luis vive en su hogar junto a su compañera de vida, la cual le ayuda a atender el negocio, ambos trabajan con muchos deseos de salir adelante y así mismo de mejorar su negocio, surtiéndolo con todos los productos posibles para obtener más ganancias. Luis solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda invertir en la tienda comprando productos como: pan, medicinas, golosinas, diferentes tipos de bebidas, detergentes, granos básicos y muchos productos más los cuales son primordiales en un negocio como este, ya que son los que más se solicitan. Luis desea mucho poder prosperar en su negocio, sobretodo porque es su única fuente de ingresos.

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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
  • 549
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Luis Alberto purchase merchandise for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011