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Denis lives in the beautiful city of Cartagena de Indias, where she lives with her spouse and their 3 children, ages 7 and 13. There, she works selling various products. She also has a kiosk where she sells soft drinks and common foods. She and her spouse have always been interested in retail and with it they have helped their family progress. Her business is well located and well stocked with the support of her suppliers.

Today, she is asking for a Kiva loan because she needs to expand her selection in order to sell more. This is her reason for buying paper products wholesale and soft drinks. With these things, she will be able to have better prices than normal.

This is her first loan and she hopes to strengthen her inventory and grow every day.
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Denis habita en la linda ciudad de Cartagena de Indias, donde habita con su cónyuge y sus tres hijos en las edades de 7 a 13 años. Allí se dedica a la venta de productos variados, tiene un Kiosco donde además vende refrescos y alimentos en general. Junto a su cónyuge siempre han estado interesados en el comercio y con ello han sacado adelante a su familia. Su negocio se encuentra bien ubicado y con el apoyo de sus proveedores ha estado surtido de refrescos, Hoy está aplicando aun credikiva porque necesita diversificar su oferta para vender más, esta es la razón por la que comprará productos de papelería por mayor volumen y refrescos ., con los cuales obtendrá mejores precios que los acostumbrados. Este es su primer financiamiento y espera fortalecer su inventario y crecer cada día mas.

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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

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 507
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,250,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,804.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $850 helped Denys buy soft drinks and paper products wholesale.
97% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014