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Alexandra
Alexandra, who is 25 years old, is the owner of a graphic design and advertising business. Three years ago, looking around her, she noticed a need for this in many of the businesses around her and in order to improve her skills while earning an income, she decided to offer these skills as a service to the community in the municipality of Soledad. The main products she offers are graphic design and advertising, for which she makes use of the technological advances of the internet.

Alexandra works from 8 in the morning until 6 at night to offer a service to her main customers, who are neighbouring businesses and people who live nearby. Currently Alexandra is asking for a Kiva loan, a second loan, through the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, which she will use to buy a laser printer.

With the previous loans she has been able to build up her infrastructure and thus been able to reach more customers. Her goal is to become firmly established and eventually start a healthy family. In the meantime, Alexandra puts in a lot of hard work and dedication every day to make her business grow.
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Alexandra, de 25 años de edad, es la propietaria de un negocio de Diseño gráfico y publicidad, desde hace 3 años, cuando ella como observadora, percibió esa necesidad en muchas de las empresas a su alrededor y en términos de potenciar sus habilidades mientras generaba ingresos, decidió ponerlas al servicio de la comunidad, en el municipio de Soledad. Los principales productos de su oferta son los diseños gráficos, artículos publicitarios, a los cuales aplica los avances de la tecnología del internet. Alexandra inicia su jornada de trabajo desde las 8 de la mañana, hasta las 6 de la tarde, para atender a sus principales clientes, que son empresas aledañas y vecinos que habitan a su alrededor. En la actualidad Alexandra está aplicando a un credikiva, segundo financiamiento que hace a la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, mediante el cual comprará una máquina laser de impresión. Con los anteriores créditos ha logrado adecuar su infraestructura y con ello ha alcanzado más clientes. Su meta es establecerse adecuadamente y finalmente formar una familia saludable. Mientras esto ocurre Alexandra se esmera día a día, por hacer crecer su empresa, aplicando a ella mucho trabajo y dedicación.

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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
  • 469
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,266,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,918.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Alexandra to buy a laser printer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 7, 2013
Listed
Jul 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014