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Magdionis Del C
Magdionis Q. is a businesswoman with an unequalled tenderness, which allows her to sell a variety of items, such as cosmetics, glasses, purses, and tableware. She also offers photocopy services.

She lives in a popular and happy neighborhood filled with lovely people with great dreams. She is married and has four children, ranging in ages from 26 to 35.

Magdionis knows a lot about running a business. She began learning when she was 14 years old and came from the Bolívar department to Barranquilla because of the limited opportunities she had in her native village. She began working as a packager in a bakery and she worked to study. She gradually began taking dressmaking classes, and eventually began doing this work on her own in order to cover her expenses. Later she began helping to support the household, once she got married, in order to move her children ahead.

Her husband has always provided emotional support for her. He works for another company and he happily helps her achieve her goal of moving the business forward. Her children also support her. They are students who aim to obtain professional careers.

She has had seven loans through Fundación Mario Santo Domingo and is applying for her eighth. She want to buy a multifunction copier so that she can improve her photo copy services, which attracts more people each day.

Magdionis Q., thorough her business and with the help of financing through Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, has realized many dreams throughout her lifetime. For example, she and her family have managed to pay for their house. This is why they have a home of their own. She has also seen her business grow with each loan.

Now her dream is for her children to have homes of their own and to expand her business more each day, in order to be able to attend to all her customers’ needs, while at the same time, watching all her goals be realized.
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Magdionis Q. es una mujer de mucho negocio y con una ternura inigualable; así como vende mercancía variada como cosmético, vasos, bolso y vajillas, también ofrece servicios de fotocopiado. Vive en un popular y alegre barrio de personas muy queridas y con grandes sueños; está casada y tiene 4 hijos en las edades de 26 a 35 años. Magdionis sabe de negocio desde hace mucho tiempo porque lo aprendió cuando vino del departamento de Bolívar a Barranquilla desde sus 14 años, por las pocas oportunidades que tenía su pueblo natal, asì fue como la ayudaron y comenzó trabajando de empacadora en una panadería, pues llegó precisamente a eso: trabajar para estudiar. Gradualmente empezó haciendo cursos de modistería, oficio que empezó a ejercer de manera independiente, asì cubrió todos sus gastos y empezó a ayudar en el sustento de su hogar una vez casada, para sacar a sus hijos adelante. Su esposo siempre la ha apoyado, él trabaja en una empresa y la ayuda a conseguir contantemente sus metas de sacar su negocio adelante; sus hijos también la apoyan y ellos son bachilleres y con deseos de ser profesionales. Ella ha recibido siete créditos a través de la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo y está aplicando a su octavo para comprar una fotocopiadora multifuncional y mejorar el servicio de fotocopiaje, el que cada día atrae más gente. Magdionis Q. en su vida ha realizado muchos sueños a través de su negocio, y mediante los financiamientos de la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, por ejemplo entre ella y su familia han logrado pagar su casa y por eso tienen vivienda propia; también ha visto crecer su negocio con cada créditos. Ahora su sueño es que sus hijos tengan su vivienda propia y ampliar su negocio cada día más,para atender todas las necesidades de su clientela, mientras su desafío es ver todas sus metas realizadas.

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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
  • 192
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $12,868,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,872.9
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Magdionis Del C photocopier.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 7, 2010
Listed
Jul 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012