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Edgardo Antonio
Edgardo is 49 years old, and is a hardworking man who has tried with all his might to provide the best for his family. Together with his wife, he has provided his two children with a university education and everything necessary for a stable life. For 20 years Edgardo has owned a locksmith's shop located in his house. It has the advantage of being the only one in the neighborhood, which has always made it the first choice for people. In this way he has been able to get ahead. Edgardo is requesting a loan to buy copper, new hammers and other tools, and raw materials to carry out his work, which is very stable. For Edgardo the main thing is to keep his business afloat and to continue improving both his work and his family constantly.
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Edgardo de 49 años de edad, es un hombre muy trabajador quien con todo su esfuerzo a tratado de darle lo mejor a su familia, como estudios universitarios a sus dos hijos y todo lo necesario para contar con un hogar estable junto a su esposa. Edgardo posee desde hace 20 años una cerrajería ubicada en su casa de habitación, teniendo la ventaja que es la única en la zona lo que siempre lo hizo en la primera opción para todas las personas y fue de esta manera como él ha podido salir adelante. Edgardo solicita un préstamo para poder comprar cobre, martillos nuevos y otras herramientas y materia prima para elaborar su trabajo, el cual es muy estable. Para Edgardo lo principal es mantener a flote su negocio e ir mejorando contantemente tanto en su trabajo como con 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
  • 558
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Edgardo Antonio to buy raw materials to make keys.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014