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Sugey Marina
Sugey Marian B. is 34 years old and is a woman who works tirelessly in her business. She sells clothing, footwear, cosmetics and a variety of other goods and with this business she has managed to increase family income and support her two daughters, who are 13 and 15 years old, advance in their personal and educational development.

This is the fourth loan that she receives from the Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo. It is being implemented with Kiva to buy women's clothing and footwear to meet the demand for these products expected due to the sequence of special events to come, such as mother's day, or father's day etc.

Sugey has always been an enterprising woman. When she began her life as a trader in in 2000, she worked in a tobacco store selling liquor in Concordia, a town of Magdalena department. She later moved to Barranquilla where she began her business of selling various goods and to date has not stopped, with large and small achievements daily, including increased working capital through funding support from the Foundation and the strengthening of her autonomy and independence as an independent women in search of better welfare for her daughters.

Her dream is focused on owning her own home, because she now lives with a relative. That is why she is works hard every day to increase the number of her customers and offer the best options in the market. With profitability not less than 21%, she puts all her dynamism to the service of her customers.
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Sugey Marian B. de 34 años es una mujer que trabaja incansablemente dedicada al comercio; ella tiene un negocio donde vende ropa, calzado, cosméticos y variedades; con este negocio ha logrado incrementar los ingresos familiares y sacar adelante a sus dos hijas de 13 y 15 años en su desarrollo personal y educativo. Este es el cuarto financiamiento que recibe de la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo y está aplicando a su credikiva con el cual comprará ropa femenina y calzado, para atender la demanda de estos productos, a propósito de la secuencia de épocas especiales que se avecinan, como el día de la madre, del padre etc. Sugey ha sido todo el tiempo una mujer emprendedora, cuando inició en el año 2000 su vida como comerciante, lo hizo con un estanco vendiendo licores en Concordia, una población del departamento del Magdalena y más adelante cuando se trasladó a Barranquilla inició su negocio de mercancías variada y hasta la fecha no se ha detenido, obteniendo diariamente pequeños y grandes logros, como el incremento de su capital de trabajo, con el apoyo de los financiamientos de la Fundación y el fortalecimiento de su autonomía e independencia como mujer separada , en la búsqueda de un mejor bienestar para sus hijas. Su sueño ahora se concentra en tener su casa propia pues en la actualidad habita en una familiar, por eso se desvive por aumentar cada día más el número de clientes y ofrecer las mejores opciones del mercado mientras su rentabilidad no es menor de un 21% y ella imprime todo su dinamismo al servicio de sus clientes.


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
  • 138
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $12,792,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,811.1
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Sugey Marina purchase women's clothing and foorwear for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 15, 2011
Listed
Apr 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2012