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Liceth Paola
Liceth lives in the Simón Bolívar neighborhood, a place where the most popular carnaval parades of Baranquilla traditionally take place. It is also where the city's first airport is located. Liceth is a married woman who has a two year old son. She dreams of building a prosperous future and that is why she works every day. Liceth learned about business from her mother, who taught her and left her the business so that she could sell silver jewelry. She started with this and added more merchandise such as purses, shoes and catalog items. She chooses the best deals in order to offer her customers the best. She also rents chairs, mostly on weekends and evenings. This is her first loan with the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. With it, she will buy varied merchandise, such as small appliances, bedspreads and cosmetics she has on order. She will make this investment a success. She already has her best customers picked out to fill the the orders they have made. Her main goal is to grow and sustain her business which will positively affect her financial stability and her family's wellbeing.
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Liceth vive en el barrio Simón Bolívar, un lugar que tradicionalmente escenario de los desfiles más populares y carnavaleros de la ciudad de Barranquilla y también donde estuvo ubicado el primer aeropuerto de esta ciudad. Liceth es una mujer casada que tiene un hijo de dos años de edad, familia con la que sueña construir un futuro de prosperidad y por la cual trabaja día a día. La experiencia de negocio la tomó Liceth de su madre, quien le enseñó y le dejó este negocio para que ella se dedicara a la venta de prendas de plata con la que empezó y a la cual le ha agregado otras mercancías como bolsos, calzado y artículos a través de catalogas, en los que escoge preferiblemente las mejores ofertas, con tal de ofrecerle a sus clientes lo mejor; en su negocio también ofrece el servicio de alquiler de sillas el cual se hace mas frecuente los fines de semana y por las noches . Este es su prime financiamiento que hace a la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo con el cual comprará mercancía variada como electrodomésticos menores, cubrelechos y cosméticos que tiene encargados y ella hará de esta inversión un éxito, pues ya tiene seleccionados a sus mejores clientes para responderles con los pedidos que estos han realizado. Su principal meta es lograr la ampliación y sostenibilidad de su negocio que repercuta en su propia estabilidad económica y en el bienestar de su familia.

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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

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 487
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,259,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,780.9
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Liceth Paola to buy varied merchandise, such as small appliances, bedspreads and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 3, 2011
Listed
Jun 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012