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José Luis
Jose Luis lives at home with his life partner. For many years he has been a businessman. He has a stand from where he sells hammocks, knives, etc, in the central market of the municipality where he lives. It is a tranquil region and it is accessible, and most importantly, safe. Jose has managed to earn the trust of many individuals in the region and they greatly prefer his products. They are of good quality and at very good prices. Jose wants to flourish his business and so he has decided to request this loan and with his hope and faith placed in God he will improve his financial situation. He wants to invest the loan in the purchase of a variety of styles and sizes of hammocks and in various types of knives and other articles that his clients request frequently. He hopes that the results will be positive to be able to aspire towards a better quality of life.
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José Luis habita en su casa con su compañera de vida. Por años se ha dedicado a los negocios. Posee un puesto en el cual ofrece variedad de hamacas, corbos, etc. En el Mercado Central del Municipio donde habita. Es una zona muy tranquila, accesible y sobre todo segura. José ha logrado ganarse la confianza de muchas personas en la zona y mucho prefieren sus productos ya que son de buena calidad y con muy buenos precios. José quiere ver florecer su negocio y ha decidido solicitar este crédito con la esperanza y fe puesta en Dios que de esta manera su condición económica mejorará. El crédito lo quiere invertir en compra de variedad de estilos y tamaños de hamacas así como diferentes tipos de corvos y otros artículos que los clientes buscan con frecuencia. Espera que los resultados sean positivos para poder aspirar a 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
  • 732
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,699,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped José Luis to purchase a variety of hammocks in different styles ad sizes and to purchase different types of knives.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 16, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011