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Norbertina is very happy because she is able to pay for a new semester for her son and move him towards his goal, thanks to the three loans with Kiva. This is her fourth loan and she will use it to pay the eighth university semester.
“I thank God since because of Him, my son is getting ahead and he will soon be a professional and contribute to his family and society”.

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Norbertina está muy feliz y no es para menos un nuevo semestre en el cual su hijo le va abonado a su meta y esto es gracias a los tres financiamientos con Kiva. Este es su cuarto financiamiento y nuevamente pagara ahora su octavo semestre universitario. “Le doy gracias a Dios ya que gracias a ello mi hijo está saliendo adelante, y pronto se convertirá en un profesional que aportará a su familia y a la sociedad.” Si usted quiere conocer la historia de Norbertina ingrese a los siguientes enlaces:

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
  • 416
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $16,314,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,762.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Norbertina to pay the eighth semester at the university.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Aug 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012