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Alfredo is 60 years old, and he runs a small general store where he sells basic grains, oil, coffee, detergents and other products. His shop is located close to his house in a very well-attended place, and for this reason he has many customers. He lives in his own house with his life partner, his mother-in-law, his son and a nephew. Alfredo is requesting a loan to buy more products to supply his shop, in order to earn a better income to grant his family a better standard of living.
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Alfredo de 60 años de edad posee un pequeño negocio de venta de granos básicos, aceite, café, detergentes, etc. su negocio lo tiene ubicado en las afueras de su casa en un lugar muy transitado, por eso posee mucha clientela, vive en casa propia con su compañera de vida, su suegra, su hijo y un nieto, Don Alfredo está solicitando un crédito para la compra de mas mercadería para poder surtir su negocio, y así obtener mejores ganancias para 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
  • 555
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    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 $1,000 helped Alfredo to buy basic grains, oil, coffee, detergents and other products to supply his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2013
Dec 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 23, 2014