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Juan  Dolores
Juan, 46, lives with his family in his own house. He and his wife have worked making tamales for several years. He has a large clientele because of his kindness at work. He’s very well-known where he lives and his work produces enough for him to cover some of his household expenses.

Juan’s asking for a loan to invest in the tamale business buying corn, vegetables, tomatoes and leaves which as shown in the photo are used to wrap, etc. and to continue in business and have better quality of life with his family.
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Don Juan de 46 años de edad vive en casa propia junto con su familia, tanto él como la esposa se dedican a la elaboración de tamales desde hace varios años, posee una gran clientela por su amabilidad en el negocio, es una persona muy conocida en el lugar donde el reside, con lo que obtiene de su trabajo logra solventar algunos gastos de su hogar, don Juan está solicitando un crédito para poder invertirlo en el negocio de tamales comprando: maíz, vegetales, tomates, hojas de huerta así como las que muestra la fotografía que sirven para envolver, etc. y seguir con su negocio y tener una mejor calidad de vida con su familia.

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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.


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About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 529
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,800,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Juan Dolores to buy corn, vegetables, tomatoes, leaves, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2013
Sep 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014