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Jorge Eliecer
Jorge, 46, offers beauty services in his beauty salon, located in the south of the city where he lives with his family. Not only does he offer services in hair cutting, hair styling, hair straightening, make up, manicures and pedicures, but he is also advises each person on how to apply cosmetic and hair products. His experiences spans 25 years, when he worked in a hairdresser and learnt so much. One day he decided to go it alone to give free rein to his business skills and his free and independent spirit.

Jorge makes cash sales adjusted to the requirements of each customer. His business goal is to have a spa in the future, an activity which he has been preparing for and he dreams of achieving his dream. That is why he works from 10:00 am every day until 8:00 pm or later, if that is what his customers need.

Jorge is currently applying for a Kiva loan, the first financing that he seeks from Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, with which he will buy perfumes and add a closet, as well as the supplies that he normally requires to offer his service. Using the Kiva loan, he will start along the road to meet his goals and this is exactly what he is successfully doing with his Kiva loan and this makes Jorge very happy.
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Jorge de 46 años ofrece servicios de mejoramiento de la imagen personal en su sala de bellezas, ubicada al sur de la ciudad donde vive con su familia. Allí no solo ofrece los servicios de corte, peinados, planchado de cabello, maquillaje manicure y pedicure, sino que también asesora en la aplicación de productos cosméticos y capilares a cada persona. Su experiencia data desde hace 25 años, cuando trabajó en una peluquería y aprendió tanto, que un día decidió independizarse para dar curso libre a su habilidad para los negocios y a su espiritu libre e independiente. Sus ventas las realiza de contado y ajustada a los requerimientos de cada cliente. Su meta empresarial es tener mas adelante un Spa, actividad para la cual se ha venido preparando y sueña con lograr su propósito, por eso trabaja desde las 10 de la mañana todos los días, hasta las 8 de la noche o más tarde, si así lo requieren sus clientes. En la actualidad está aplicando a un credikiva, primer financiamiento que hace a la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, con el cual comprará perfumes y agregará vestuario, además de los insumos que requiere usualmente para ofrecer su servicio . Con su credikiva, iniciará su camino en el cumplimiento de sus metas y esto es lo que justamente hace exitoso a su credikiva y esto a Jorge lo hará muy feliz.

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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
  • 288
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $13,892,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,797.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Jorge Eliecer to buy perfumes and add a closet, as well as the supplies that he normally needed to provide his service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 19, 2012
Listed
Oct 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 18, 2013