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Claudia is applying for her second Kiva loan. She is satisfied because she did very well with the previous one. She bought supplies and generated profits to pay her commitments. She bought building materials to start building her house and she even got a new television set.

She hopes to use the new loan to buy fine yarn because she has pending orders for hammocks and backpacks that she makes with her mother.

She sends the following message to Kiva lenders: “I’m grateful for your easy loans with good interest rates. I hope to continue borrowing and to be able to count on you.”

If you’d like to know Claudia’s story, please click of this link:
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Claudia está aplicando a su segundo credikiva y está satisfecha porque con el anterior le fue muy bien compró, insumos generó utilidades para pagar obligaciones, compró materiales de construcción para iniciar la construcción de su vivienda y hasta tiene un nuevo televisor. Con su nuevo financiamiento espera comprar hilo fino, porque tiene pedidos de hamacas y mochilas las cuales trabaja en compañía de su madre.
Ella envía el siguiente mensaje a sus financiadores e Kiva: “Se les agradece por sus créditos cómodos y a un interés bueno, espero seguir prestando y contar con ustedes.” Si usted quiere conocer la historia de Claudia ingrese al siguiente enlace:

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
  • 396
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $16,282,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,830.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Claudia to buy fine yarn in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2011
Jun 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013