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Juana Barón wants to obtain a second Kiva loan. She said that she invested part of her first Kiva loan in shrimp and seafood for sale. In addition, she was able to buy bedding sets that she had on order. Juana needs another Kiva loan because she has new customers who are requesting shrimp, seafood, towels, multi-use products, men’s sweaters, and shirts. She sends a message of thanks to her Kiva lenders: “May God give you much strength for your continued support.”

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Visitamos a Juana Barón pues quiere su segundo credikiva; ella nos contó que estaba haciendo inversiones con la utilidad que produjo la primera inversión de su credikiva, la que distribuyó una parte en camarones y otra en pescado, además logró comprar juegos de cubrelechos que le habían encargado, credikiva porque tiene nuevos clientes que han pedido les lleve camarón, pescado de mar, toallas, multiusos, suéteres masculinos y camisas en general. Ella envía un mensaje de agradecimiento a sus fondeadores: “Que Dios le de mucha fortaleza para que la sigan apoyando.”
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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

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 415
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $16,302,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,883.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Juana purchase shrimp and seafood, as well as towels, multi-use products, men’s sweaters, and shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012