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Raúl Sifredo
Raul Sifredo is fifty-two years old and he lives with his life partner in a low-income community. He has a metal shop which helps him to support his household. He has many clients especially because the work that he does is very high in quality and his prices are accessible to those who visit him. His last project was to make some doors and he needs materials to complete the project. Raul is a hardworking man who has many goals for the future. He wants something different for his life and it is the reason why he requests a loan from Integral (Kiva Field Partner). It will help him purchase metals to be able to complete his project. Raul Sifredo hopes that he will be able to provide his family with a better quality of life.
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Raúl Sifredo de cincuenta y dos años de edad vive con su compañera de vida en una localidad de escasos recursos. El tiene un taller de estructura metálica el cual le ayuda a sostener el hogar; tienen mucha clientela pues el trabajo que realiza es de muy buena calidad y le da precios accesibles a las personas que lo visitan; su último trabajo es la fabricación de unas puertas y necesita material para realizarlas. Raúl es un hombre trabajador con muchas metas a futuro y quiere algo diferente para su vida es por eso que le solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito que le permita comprar materia prima Metal para poder terminar su trabajo. Raúl Sifredo tiene la esperanza que de esta forma le dará a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 555
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Raúl Sifredo to purchase metal in wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012