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Yan Carlos
Yan Carlos U. is married and has a two year old child. He lives in the Blas de Lezo neighborhood in the city of Cartagena. He has a tire shop, El Yanky. It has been the source of income for his household since before he was married, when he supported his mother. It is even more so now in the home that he has made. To continue strengthening his business, he is asking for a loan for 2,000,000 COP, which will be invested in the.

He started his business with a small amount of capital as the only way to earn a living. Little by little it was growing, he was becoming known, and he got more customers among the neighbors and employees of companies that are close to his business. Everyday people know of his work either by accident, chance, or the recommendation of his customers.

He has had previous loans with the Fundación, which meant greater income and more customers. He was able to grow and cover his neighborhood better. He was also able to support his family, which currently consists of his wife, child, and his mother when he lived with her.
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Yan Carlos U., es un joven casado y tiene un hijo de 2 años de edad, vive en el barrio Blas de Lezo de la ciudad de Cartagena y es propietario de la Llantería El Yanky que es la fuente de ingreso de su hogar desde antes de casarse cuando apoyaba a su madre y mas ahora en el hogar que ha conformado. Para continuar fortaleciendo su negocio está aplicando a un crédito por valor de $ 2.000.000 que será invertido en la .

Inicio su negocio con poco capital y como única alternativa para ganarse la vida, fue así como poco a poco fue creciendo y dándose a conocer hasta adquirir una mayor clientela entre los vecinos de su barrio, empleados de empresas que están cercas del negocio y todo el que día a día conoce su trabajo, ya sea por accidente, casualidad o por recomendación de sus clientes reales. El ha obtenido Sus créditos anteriores con la Fundación le han representado mayores ingresos y mayores cliente, pues pudo crecer en cobertura en su barrio y apoyar el sostenimiento de su familia actualmente conformada por su esposa e hijo y de su madre cuando vivía con ella.

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About Fundación Mario Santo Domingo

Fundación Mario Santo Domingo (FMSD) is a non-profit organization in northern Colombia dedicated to developing programs for the country’s poorest communities. In addition to numerous social services, FMSD runs a microfinance program to strengthen micro-businesses in the areas where it works. The organization also offers several non-financial components as part of this program, including training to help entrepreneurs start their own businesses.

About Colombia

  • $6,070
    Average annual income
  • 165
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $13,225,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,928.3
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Yan Carlos buy patches, tires, tar-worms for plugging punctures, knobs and rims to fix tires on vehicles and to buy new tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 31, 2010
Listed
Apr 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011