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Alfredo R. M. lives with his wife and their two children, ages 16 and 18. The children go to school. They live in the Cuscatlán department. Alfredo is a very responsible father and an exemplary husband.

It is notable that he always works very hard in order to be able to give his family all of the best. That is his greatest inspiration as he struggles in his life.

Alfredo makes and sells confetti. The confetti is made from colored paper, and it is used for different celebrations and fiestas.

He is requesting a loan because he wishes to be able to buy a greater quantity of paper. He will also buy plastic bags and different colors of aniline to dye the paper. Alfredo sells the confetti to stores and piñata businesses. He has fixed customers.
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Alfredo R. M., vive junto a su esposa y dos hijos de 16 y 18 años de edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar, y junto a quienes reside en el departamento de Cuscatlán. Alfredo es un padre de familia muy responsable y un esposo muy ejemplar, ya que se destaca por siempre trabajar muy duro con el fin de poder brindarle todo lo mejor a su familia, la cual es su mayor inspiración para luchar en la vida. Alfredo se dedica a elaborar y vender confeti, el cual esta hecho de papel de colores y se utiliza en diferentes celebraciones y fiestas. Él solicita un préstamo con el deseo de poder comprar mayor cantidad de papel, y así mismo bolsas plásticas y diferentes colores de añelida para tenir el papel. El confeti Alfredo lo comercializa con tiendas y piñaterias, contando con clientes fijos.

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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
  • 473
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  • $31,326,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Alfredo to buy paper and aniline to make confetti.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011