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Carlos  Antonio
45-year-old Carlos is a very hard-working man who lives with his wife and their two children. He has a transportation business with one vehicle, which he owns; however he also has a small store, which his children look after and which generates extra income for him. He manages to settle his household expenses with the earnings he obtains from his work. Carlos is requesting a loan from Apoyo Integral, with which he will be able to buy spare parts and do maintenance on his vehicle so he can continue with his businesses, as they are his only source of work, and give his family more economic stability.
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Carlos de 45 años de edad es un hombre muy trabajador quien vive junto a su señora esposa y sus dos hijos. Él posee un negocio de transporte Express a través de 1 vehículo que es de su propiedad, sin embargo adicional a esto posee una pequeña tienda en donde se mantienen sus hijos atendiéndola lo cual le genera ganancias extras a aparté de los viajes, con las ganancias que obtienen de su trabajo logra solventar los gastos de su hogar, Carlos solicita a INTEGRAL un crédito por medio del cual pueda comprar repuestos y darle mantenimiento a su vehículo para seguir con los negocios pues esa es su única fuente de trabajo y asi poderle dar a su familia una mejor estabilidad económica.

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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
A loan of $500 helped Carlos Antonio to buy spare parts and do maintenance on his vehicle.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2013
Jun 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 7, 2013