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Alcides Aristides
Alcides lives with his family and earns his living by selling salt. He is married and has two children (ages 5 and 7) who are financially dependent on him. Alcides started this business as a way of providing his household with whatever is needed. He learned this business from his father. Alcides processes the salt and then packages it for sale.

He is currently requesting a loan so that he can buy packing bags. Alcides will also pay for labor, which will help with both production and sales. His goal is to see that his business improves his family’s living conditions.

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Alcides, se dedica a la venta de sal, vive con su familia, está casado, tiene dos hijos de 5 y 7 años, dependen económicamente de él, Alcides inicio el negocio como un medio para mantener en el hogar lo necesario, aprendió el negocio de su padre, él procesa la sal y la empaca para la venta.
Actualmente solicita un préstamo para la compra de bolsas de empaque, tambien para pagar mano de obra, esto le ayudara a mejorar la producción y las ventas.
Su objetivo es a través del negocio mejorar su condición de vida con su familia.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 564
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  • $31,854,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Alcides Aristides to buy bags for packaging salt and to pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013