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Liliana
Liliana M. is the owner of a clothing store. She makes also makes lingerie and ceramic crafts under the business name "Louly Creations". She is a married woman and she has two children, aged 7 and 13 years old. She requests a loan to purchase materials to make crafts, such as fabrics and threads, to get ready for the holiday, new year's, and valentine's day season. She would like to purchase other holiday merchandise.

She inherited her business from her mother but she has made it her own. She studied fashion design with an specialization in household crafts, including bed spreads, pot holders, kitchen decorations and general living room items to an element of elegance to families' homes. Her
clientele is mostly made up of housewives and youth, for them she also makes special age-appropriate products. Her dream is to expand her business and to make a name for herself. She wants to open a store where she will be able to showcase her beautiful designs, crafted with
technical expertise and a great deal of attention.

Her goal is to gradually improve the infrastructure of her business, a requirement to improve the quality of her products and improve the turn around times for orders placed by her clients. She would need sewing machines and other tools. Liliana dreams of building a good working capital so that her children will be able to enjoy quality work opportunities in the future.
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Liliana M., es la propietaria de un negocio de confección de ropa, elaboración de productos de lencería y cerámica llamada “Confecciones Louly” ella es una mujer casada y tiene dos hijos en las edades de 7 y 13 años, que ha solicitado un credikiva para comprar insumos y materiales para la confección articulos de lencería como telas e hilos alusivos a la temporada de amor y amistad y para prepararse desde ya para las fiestas de navidades y de año nuevo, comprando insumos apropiados para ello.
Su negocio lo heredó de su madre pero ella le ha ido dando un matiz algo diferente, porque estudió diseño de modas y su énfasis son los cubre lechos, baja ollas, adornos de cocina y de sala en general, para darle mayor elegancia al lugar donde habitan las familias. Su principal clientela son las amas de casa y jóvenes para los que también elabora productos acordes a su edad. Su sueño es ampliar su negocio, dándose a conocer cada día más y abrir un almacén donde pueda hacer una oferta de los bellos diseños que produce con las más sofisticadas técnicas y mucho amor.
Su desafío mas importante es adquirir gradualmente la infraestructura que requiere para aumentar la calidad de sus productos y mejorar los tiempos de respuesta a sus clientes, como maquinas y equipos. Así mismo Liliana sueña con construir un buen capital para que sus hijos puedan en el futuro estudiar y tener muchas oportunidades laborales de calidad

Additional Information

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
  • 164
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $13,194,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,806.7
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Liliana to purchase fabric and threads.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 8, 2010
Listed
Sep 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011