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Ernesto Porfirio
Ernesto is 50 years old, he lives with his wife and three children who all study and for whom Ernesto works very hard. He runs a business that sells hats, hair gel, shampoo, creams, talc, cookies and other products. Ernesto has various loyal customers thanks to his location that is right in the center of the place where he lives, a place very much frequented and with a lot of business, which is good for Ernesto. He is asking for a loan from INTEGRAL in order to purchase a variety of hats and also to purchase more products to offer to people. With this, Ernesto will be able to increase his sales in a big way since he will be offering more products, which will benefit his family as well.
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Ernesto de 50 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa y tres hijos quienes se dedican a estudiar y por quienes Ernesto trabaja muy duro. Él posee una venta de gorras, gelatinas para el cabello, champo, cremas, talcos, galletas y otros productos más. Ernesto posee varios clientes fijos debido a que su puesto está ubicado en el centro del lugar que reside, un lugar muy concurrido y de mucho comercio, lo que beneficia a Ernesto. Él solicita un préstamo a INTEGRAL, para poder comprar mayor variedad de gorras, y así mismo comprar más productos para ofrecer a las personas. Con esto Ernesto podrá aumentar en gran manera sus ventas ya que ofrecerá más productos, lo cual serpa de mucho beneficio para 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
  • 470
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,326,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ernesto Porfirio purchase hats and hair products to re-sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013