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Nancy
Nancy is a mother of an 11 year old son and lives in the southern part of the city. There she has a variety store where she sells cosmetics, paper products, school supplies, and women's accesories. She is connectes to the Fundación Santo Domingo since 1996. She has received 26 loans from this organization. At first, she sold products via specialized business catalogues,but little by little she started buying items on sale and then display cases to organize her inventory and display it effectively, as she does now. With the support of the Fundación, Nancy has been able to expand her clientele, diversify her stock, and add more services, such as photocopying and a new business recycling plastic and cardboard. Nancy is a certified public accountant and is characterized as being enterprising and as being supportive and attentive to her son's wellbeing. She has given him and education and a home where he can live safely. In addition to her businesses, she offers accounting services to different businesses with which she has service contracts. Right now she is applying for a Kiva loan. With it she will buy women's accesories, paper products, cosmetics, bags, and shoes in greater volumes. In this way, she will update her inventory, offering her customers fashion and an effective response with varied merchandise of their preference. Her main goal is to offer her son specialized education and leave him a business legacy. That is all a good mother works for.
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Nancy es madre de un niño de 11 años de edad y que vive al sur de la ciudad, donde tiene una miscelánea y vende artículos cosméticos al detalle, papelería, útiles escolares, accesorios femeninos etc... Ella está vinculada a la Fundación santo Domingo desde el año 1996, organización con la cual ha recibido 26 financiamientos. Inicialmente se dedicaba a vender productos mediante guías especializadas de negocios, pero poco a poco fue comprando artículos de promoción y con ello vitrinas para ordenar sus inventarios y hacer una exhibición efectiva, como la que actualmente tiene. Con el apoyo de la Fundación, Nancy ha logrado ampliar su estructura comercial de clientes, diversificar su oferta, adicionar otros servicios a sus instalaciones, como el de fotocopiaje e implementar un nuevo negocio de reciclaje de plástico y cartón. Nancy es profesional de la contaduría pública y se caracteriza por su emprendimiento y por el apoyo y bienestar que ella sola, ha logrado ofrecer a su hijo, en el tema de educación y un techo donde vivir seguro. Adicionalmente a sus negocios, ofrece el servicio de asesoría contable a diversas empresas con las cuales tiene contratos de servicios. En la actualidad está aplicando un credikiva, con el cual comprará en un mayor volumen, detalles femeninos, artículos de papelería, cosméticos, bolsos, calzado, con los cuales actualizará sus inventarios, ofreciendo moda a sus clientes y respuesta efectiva en mercancías variadas de su preferencia. Su meta principal es ofrecerle educación especializada a su hijo y dejarle su legado empresarial que es todo por lo cual trabaja una buena madre.

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

  • $6,070
    Average annual income
  • 266
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $13,479,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,778.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $1,700 helped Nancy to buy women's accesories, paper products, cosmetics, bags and shoes.
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 27, 2012
Listed
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
Aug 11, 2012