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Manuel De Jesús
Manuel is 30 years old and has worked since he was very young. He lives with his spouse, who is a housewife, and their two young children. Manuel has a pick-up truck he uses to sell fruits in vegetables in different villages. He has a number of fixed customers, but wants to improve on a larger scale. He is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Apoyo Integral so he can have the necessary money to purchase a larger quantity of fruit and vegetables and in this way provide a better service to his customers, who on many occasions places orders through Manuel that he wishes to fulfill. Thanks to this loan, Manuel hopes to increase his profits and keep moving forward.
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Manuel de 30 años de edad, es una persona que trabaja desde muy joven, vive junto a su esposa quien trabaja como ama de hogar y dos hijos menores de edad. Manuel posee un pick up en el cual comercializa frutas y verduras de forma ambulante por diferentes colonias, cuenta con varios clientes fijos, por lo que desea mejorar en gran forma su negocio solicitando un préstamo a INTEGRAL, por medio del cual pueda contar con el dinero necesario para realizar la compra de mayor cantidad de frutas, verduras y de esta forma brindarles el mejor servicio a sus clientes, quienes en muchas ocasiones le hacen pedidos a Manuel los cuales desea cumplir. Gracias a esto Manuel espera mejorar sus ganancias y así salir adelante.

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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
  • 459
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,320,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Manuel De Jesús to purchase fruits and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012