Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Miguel Alfredo
Miguel is 44 years old. He has been working as a carpenter for many years making living room sets, closets, cabinets, among other items as shown in the photograph and the sales he makes covers some of the household expenses. He lives in his own home with his wife and 3 children who are 17, 16, and 14 years old. They are students and his wife is a merchant in the market that is near their home.

He is asking for a loan in order to buy necessary supplies in order to make furniture such as wood, nails, varnish to paint them, brushes, among other things in order to obtain better earnings and give his family better financial stability.
View original language description ↓
Don Miguel de 44 años de edad se dedica a la carpinteria desde hace varios años fabrica juegos de sala, roperos, gabeteros, entre otras cosas asi como muestra en la fotografia y con las ventas que realiza logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar; vive en casa propia con su esposo y sus tres hijos de 17, 16 y 14 años de edad actualmente estudian y su esposa vende en el mercado que esta cerca de su lugar de residencia, El solicita un credito que le permita comprar los materiales necesarios para elaborar los muebles como madera, clavos, barnis para pintarlos, cepilladora, entre otras cosas para obtener mejores ganancias y darle a su familia una mejor estabilidad economica.

Additional Information

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
  • 548
    View loans »
    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $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 Miguel Alfredo to buy wood supplies, nails, varnish, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2013
May 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014