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Salis Candelaria
Salís C. M. is a married woman who has two children aged 15 and 17. She owns a beauty salon where she offers haircuts, hair straightenings, manicures and pedicures. She also sells beauty products, especially facial cleansers.

Salis started out in her business 12 years ago. Over the years she has learned how to make significant changes in the image and beauty of her customers. She started out when she was still studying for a degree in social and economic sciences at university but she gave this up and studied hairdressing for two years. She did a good job of learning the techniques of the trade and was really enthusiastic about setting up her own business. She bought her first basic tools and, with a lot of perseverance, she managed to expand her range of offerings. She studied cosmetology, and facial and body aesthetics, and put into practice everything that she learned.

This is Salis' 11th loan. She will use her Kiva loan to adapt her premises and expand her space so that she can adapt the small space from which she sells iced treats and turn it into an ice-cream parlor. Her dream is to own an aesthetics and beauty clinic, and to advise her customers, offering them products that they really need, to highlight their personal and professional image.
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Salís C. M. es una mujer casada que tiene dos hijos en las edades de 15 y 17 años, ella es la propietaria de una sala de belleza donde realiza corte de cabellos, desrizados, manicure pedicure y vende también productos de belleza especialmente de limpieza facial. Salis inició este negocio hace 12 años, durante los cuales ha ido capacitándose para lograr cambios significativos en la imagen y belleza de sus clientes. Ella inició y aun estaba estudiando licenciatura en sociales y económicas en la Universidad, pero se le dio por estudiar peluquería por dos años y aprendió muy bien las técnicas de este oficio logrando un gran entusiasmo para crear su negocio, fue así como compró sus primeras herramientas básicas y con ello y su perseverancia ha ido ampliando su espectro, lo que la llevó a estudiar cosmetología, estética facial y corporal, logrando poner en practica todo lo aprendido. Este es el financiamiento # 11 de Salis, con su credikiva adecuará su local y ampliará el espacio para perfeccionar la pequeña venta de helados y convertirla en una heladería. Su sueño es tener una clínica de estética y belleza y asesorar a sus clientes ofreciendole productos que realmente necesitan, para resaltar su imagen personal y profesional.

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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
  • 191
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $12,876,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,878.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Salis Candelaria to make some structural changes to her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 11, 2011
Listed
Mar 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012