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Emiro Rafael
Emiro, 33, works washing motorcycles, a business that allows him to support his home composed of his spouse and four children ranging in age from 2 to 11. Motorcycle drivers bring their cycles to Emiro so that in addition to washing them he’ll wax them. Lately, Emiro’s clientele has grown much and he can’t cover demand fast enough. This is the reason he’s applying for a Kiva loan so that he can buy a machine to wash them with and work more efficiently. Emiro is very satisfied with his business because it meets the purpose for which he created it which was to generate income so that his family would be better off every day. His main customers are transportation providers who he tends to all day, every day but with much dedication and attention to detail.
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Emiro de 33 años de edad, se dedica al lavado de motocicletas, negocio con el que ha logrado sostener su hogar, conformado por su cónyuge y sus 4 hijos en las edades de 2 a 11 años. A Emiro los conductores de este vehículo, le llevan sus motocicletas para para que además de lavárselas, les aplique cera. Últimamente los clientes de Emiro, son mucho más y su máquina no alcanza a cubrir rápidamente esta demanda; esta es la razón por la cual está aplicando aun credikiva, con el cual comprará una máquina para lavar y trabajar con más holgado. Emiro está muy satisfecho con su negocio, pues el cumple el propósito por el cual lo creó, que fue el de generar ingresos para tener cada vez mas, bienestar para su familia. Sus principales clientes son los mototransportadores, a quienes atiende diariamente durante todo el día, pero todo su trabajo lo hace con mucho empeño y dedicación.

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
  • 342
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $14,070,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,798.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Emiro Rafael to buy a machine to wash vehicles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 29, 2012
Listed
Oct 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013