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Alexander Adolfo
Alexander, 29, lives in the famous city of Barranquilla, Atlántico Department, the land of great artists like Shakira and Sofía Vergara. He lives with his spouse and one-year-old son.

His business activity is electronics repairs and the sale of electronics spare parts; he also sells home appliances. He started the business six years ago in a locale located on one of the streets in the neighborhood he lives in that’s quite busy and has much pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

He learned his occupation studying electronics and telecommunications at SENA, the National Apprenticeship Service, which is a technical institution of the central government. He’s quite well known in his sector because of his good service. He works from Monday to Saturday from 8am until 6pm and his sales are cash.

This is his first Kiva loan with Fundación Mario Santo Domingo and he’ll use it to buy spare parts like Flyback, horizontals, Centaflex and regulators for home appliances. His short-term goal is to continue growing in business with respect to stock and service and in the medium to long run, to own a house.
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Alexander tiene 29 años de edad, reside en la famosa ciudad de Barranquilla, departamento del Atlántico, tierra de grandes artistas, como Shakiray Sofía Vergara. El vive con su conyugue y un hijo de un (1) año. Su actividad de negocio, es el servicio técnico de reparación de equipos electrónicos, y la venta de repuestos para los mismos, asi, como la venta de electrodomesticos. Desde hace seis (6) años inició su negocio, en un local ubicado en una vía del barrio donde reside, que tiene bastante afluencia y transito de personas y vehículos. Aprendió este oficio, estudiando electrónica y telecomunicaciones en el Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje SENA, que es una institución técnica del gobierno central. Es bastante reconocido en el sector por su buen servicio. Atiende de lunes a sábados, de ocho (8) a.m. a seis (6) p.m., su venta es de contado. Compra de contado los repuestos en un almacen que le brinda buenos precios. Este es su primer credikiva con la Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, el cual lo aplicará en la compra de repuestos para electrodomésticos, como Flyback, horizontales, cintaflex, reguladores. Sus metas a corto plazo es la de seguir creciendo con su negocio en cuanto surtido y servicios, y a mediano o largo plazo, tener casa propia.

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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
  • 303
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $13,796,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,892.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,325 helped Alexander Adolfo to buy spare parts.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 15, 2013
Listed
Jul 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2014