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Walter Nelson
Walter is 41 years old. He works as a tailor and has made all types of clothing for more than 20 years. He works every day Monday through Sunday because he has a lot of customers, since he is the only tailor in the area where he lives. With the earnings he is able to support his family and give them everything they need. He lives with his wife and one daughter.

Walter is asking for the loan to buy the materials that he uses, such as: needles, thread, measuring tape, and more. This way, he can give his family a better quality of life, since he doesn't have any other source of income.
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Don Walter a sus 41 años de edad se dedica a la sastreria confecciona todo tipo de ropa desde hace 20 años,
trabaja todos los dias de lunes a domingo porque tiene mucha clientela ya que en la zona donde el reside no hay ninguna otra sastreria; con las ganacias que obtiene logar solventar y darle a su familia lo que necesita, vive con su esposa y una hija. Don Walter solicita un cerdito para poder comprar todos los amteriales que le utiliza como: agujas, hilos, tijeras, cinte para medir, entre otras cosas y asi darle a su familia un mejor calidad de vida ya el no cuenta con otros ingresos monetarios.

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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
  • 441
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,312,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Walter Nelson to buy tailoring materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014