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Rene  Alberto
Rene is 50 years old and lives in his own home with his wife and two children, who are 15 and 3 years old. He has been working making bricks for 6 years now and he has a lot of customers because he sells his product at a fair price. And so he is able to earn enough work in order to cover some of the household expenses. Rene is asking for a credit in order to purchase tools and materials to make more shovels. Some of these items include shovels, sand, soil and more. By making more bricks, he will earn more money and he will be able to give his family a better quality of life.
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Rene de 50 años de edad vive en casa propia con su esposa y sus dos hijos de 15 y 3 años de edad, él se dedica a la elaboracion de ladrillos desde hace 6 años tiene mucha clientela por vender su producto a buen precio, con lo que gana de su trabajo logra cubrir algunos gastos de su hogar, Rene esta solicitando un credito para la compra de herramientas y materiales para elaborar mas ladrillos como palas, arena, tierra, etc. para obtener mejores ganancias y darle a su familia una mejor calidad de vida.

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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
  • 552
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,742,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rene Alberto purchase shovels, sand, soil etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2014