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Santa Julia
With this loan of 62,100 DOP, Santa will be able to buy cooking equipment for her food stall so that she can work more efficiently and with less physical effort. Everyone who knows Santa always rave about the flavor of the food she prepares. Eight years ago, she decided to try her luck at opening a food stall. Since then, she has acquired regular customers who come to her eatery every day to have breakfast or lunch.


Santa is married and her husband sells melons in bulk at the local market. They have six children between the ages of 9 and 26. All of the grown children work and the nine-year-old attends school. Santa wants to grow each day in her business so that she can buy a house of her own and stop paying rent.

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Con 62,100 pesos Santa podrá comprar equipos para la cocina de su puesto de venta de comida y así realizar un trabajo más eficiente con menos esfuerzo físico. Todos los que conocen a Santa siempre le decian lo rico que cocina. Así que hace ocho años decidió probar suerte e iniciar su puesto de venta de comida. Desde entonces tiene clientes fijos que escogen desayunar o almorzar todos los dias en su comedor.
Santa es casada y su esposo vende melones al por mayor en el mercado local. Tienen 6 hijos entre 26 y 9 años, todos trabajan, pues ya son mayores de edad, menos la de 9 años que asiste a la escuela.
Santa quiere ver crecer cada día su negocio para poder comprar su casa propia y dejar de pagar alquiler.

About Dominican Republic

  • $7,611
    Average annual income
  • 8
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    Dominican Republic Loans Fundraising
  • $7,988,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 39.1
    Dominican Republic Pesos (DOP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Santa Julia to buy cooking equipment for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 15, 2012
Listed
Jun 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 30, 2013