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Fidel Armando
Fidel is 37 years old and for several years has sold ice-cream. He does this as a street vendor in the different markets and neighborhoods. He lives in his own house with his two children and his life companion.

Fidel is requesting a loan to buy more cases of ice cream as shown in the photo to continue with his work. This is his only source of income and he wants to provide his family with a better quality of living.
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Fidel 37 años se dedica desde hace varios años se dedica a la venta de sorbetes, lo hace de forma ambulante por los diferentes mercados y colonias, vive en casa propia con sus dos hijos y su compañera de vida, Fidel está solicitando un crédito para la compra de mas cajas de sorbetes así como muestra la fotografía para seguir con su trabajo ya que esa es su única fuente de ingresos y poderle dar 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
  • 530
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $31,764,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Fidel Armando to buy more cases of ice-cream.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015