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David Manuel
David Manuel is 45 years old. He is a very hardworking man and responsible in the home. He lives with his wife and two children. David has spent many years selling minutas, a refreshment made of crushed ice and flavored syrups. He has a mobile stand that he sells from and this business brings him some extra income. His many activity is farming. David sows corn and beans, basic grains that are in great demand as they are dietary staples of this country. He wants to have a greater quantity of grain so that he can make a greater profit. For this reason, David is requesting a loan so that he can buy more seed to sow and to buy pesticides to care for the plants. David's main goal is to increase his sales and in this way to offer a better life to his family and give them all that they need.
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David Manuel de 45 años de edad, es un señor muy trabajador y responsable con su hogar, vive junto a su esposa y dos hijos. David se ha dedicado durante muchos años a la venta de minutas, la cual está hecha de hielo granizado y jarabes de sabores, este negocio lo realiza de forma ambulante y le permite contar con ganancias extras. Su actividad principal es la agricultura, David siembra maíz y frijoles, granos básicos los cuales poseen una gran demanda ya que son parte de la dieta principal de este país, por lo que él desea contar con mayor cantidad de granos básicos y de esta forma percibir mayores ganancias. Por esta razón David solicita un préstamo por medio del cual pueda comprar más semillas para sembrar, así mismo para comprar pesticidas para el cuidado de estas. El mayor deseo de David es aumentar sus ventas y de esta forma contar con una mejor vida junto a su familia donde puedan contar con todo lo necesario.

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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 $250 helped David Manuel to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 15, 2012
Jul 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013