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Luis Armando
Luis Armando, 46, lives in his own home along with his wife, 46, and their young daughter, 14. Luis works making and selling metal structures such as balconies for windows, doors, etc. He has been doing this work for many years, which is why he has lots of steady customers. Besides, he has been able to gain the trust of many people, since he is a very responsible man and dedicated to his work.

His business is in a very busy area accessible to many people. He dreams about giving his family a better quality of life. Because of this he works hard to one day be able to give them everything they need.

He made the decision to request this loan from Integral to invest in buying different types of iron and the necessary tools, since they deteriorate with use and need to be replaced so he can continue giving his clients good service. He trusts in God that in this way he will achieve his goal to improve his and his family's quality of life.
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Luis Armando de 46 años de edad, habita en casa propia junto con su esposa de 46 años y su pequeña hija de 14 años. Luis se dedica a la elaboración y venta de estructuras metálicas como balcones para ventanas, puertas, etc. Hace muchos años que se dedica a esta actividad por lo que cuenta con muchos clientes fijos. Además ha sabido ganarse la confianza de muchas personas ya que él es un hombre muy responsable y dedicado a su trabajo. Su negocio está en una zona muy transitada y accesible para muchas personas. Sueña con dar a su familia una mejor calidad de vida y es por ella que trabaja duramente para algún día poder darles todo lo que necesitan. Ha tomado la decisión de solicitar este crédito a INTEGRAL para invertir en la comprar diferentes tipos de hierro y las herramientas necesarias ya que por el uso se deterioran y necesitan ser reemplazadas para poder seguir dando un buen servicio a los clientes. Confía en Dios que de esta manera logrará su objetivo de mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 522
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,744,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Luis Armando to buy different types of iron and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013