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Luis is 65 years old. He is a very responsible man. He lives with his wife, who tends to the house. He is a very hardworking man who has his own business, which is a store where he sells perishable and basic necessity products. His business is located in his house, where they are very well known. Luis is asking for a loan with which he can buy larger quantities of products such as: beverages, bread, snacks, disinfectants, detergents, bread, cererals, and all of the products that are asked for the most by his customers. Luis' biggest wish is to be able to improve his sales, since these allow him to support his home.
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Luis de 65 años de edad, es un hombre muy responsable, el cual vive junto a su esposa la cual se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar. Él es un señor muy trabajador quien posee su propio negocio el cual es una tienda en la que comercializa productos perecederos y de primera necesidad, su negocio está ubicado en su casa de habitación en donde son muy conocidos. Luis solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar mayor cantidad de productos como: bebidas, pan, golosinas, desinfectantes, detergentes, pan, cereales y todos los productos que más son solicitados por sus clientes. El mayor deseo de Luis es el de poder mejorar sus ventas, ya que son estas las que le permiten sostener a su hogar.

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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
  • 672
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $29,598,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Luis to buy disinfectants, detergents, bread and cereals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013