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Miguel Arcides
Miguel, 36, has been running a carpentry business for four years from the rented home where he lives with his wife and three children. He has regular customers who seek him out because of his excellent work.

Miguel is requesting a loan to buy wholesale wood, varnish, nails, etc. so he can continue his work; since it is his only source of income and he wants to give his family a better quality of life.
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Miguel de 36 años de edad es carpintero desde hace 4 años su negocio lo tiene ubicado en su lugar de residencia, vive con su esposa y sus tres hijos en casa alquilada, posee cliente fija que lo buscan por que realiza un excelente trabajo, miguel esta solicitando un crédito para poder comprar madera por mayor, barniz, clavos, etc. para poder seguir con su trabajo ya que esa es su única fuente de ingresos y asi el y su familia puedan tener 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
  • 551
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,835,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Miguel Arcides to buy wholesale wood, varnish, nails, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2013
Dec 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015