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Leonardo is pleased to receive a new Kiva loan. His first loan was used to buy a motorcycle for transporting his products using a trailer. At the moment, he is applying for a second Kiva loan so that he can buy a motor, tanks, and filters.

He sends the following message to Kiva lenders: “I want to express my appreciation for giving me the opportunity to expand my business and increase my income so that I can meet the basic needs of my family and contribute toward solving the problems caused by a lack of clean drinking water in my city.”

To learn more about Leonardo’s story, please click on the following link:

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Leonardo está satisfecho porque recibirá su nuevo credikiva, con el primero compró una moto para transportar los productos con una carrerilL.. En L. actualidad esta aplicando a su segundo credikiva con el cual comprará una moto tanques y filtros. Su mensaje a los financiadores D. Kiva es el siguiente: “ Quiero darles mis agradecimientos por brindarme L. oportunidad D. ensanchar mi negocio y D. esta forma aumentar mis ingresos y poder cumplir con L. necesidad básica D. mi familia y contribuir D. esta manera a solucionar los problemas D. falta D. agua potable en mi ciudad.” Si usted quiere conocer L. historia D. Leonardo 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
  • 353
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,606,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,782.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Leonardo to buy a motor, tanks, and filters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013