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Devinson Armando
Devinson is 19 and the owner of a hairdressing establishment for the past 7 years. He learned the trade from his father, who is a military hairdresser. Devinson began at 13 years old to cut men's hair gaining a lot of experience which he translated into his own business today. He works this business from 7am until 7pm.
His goal is to eventually proportionate his establishment and furnish it properly. In this way, he plans to improve his working conditions and the quality of life of his family, which consists of his marriage partner and his 1 year old son.
His biggest challenge is to find sources of financing and he making use of Credikiva for this reason. He is currently applying for a Credikiva which he will use to purchase cement and veneers to make on-site repairs which will allow him to improve his business' image and give his clients a comfortable atmosphere. In this way Devinson begins his assent towards achieving his objectives of prosperity.
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Devinson de 19 años de edad, es el propietario de una peluquería desde hace 7 años. Él aprendió de su padre, también peluquero en la fuerza militar este oficio; Devinson desde sus 13 años, empezó a hacer los cortes de cabello para hombres, ganando una gran experiencia que trasladó a su negocio de hoy, en el cual trabaja desde las 7 de la mañana, hasta las 7 de la noche. Su meta mas adelante es adecuar su local y tenerlo bien amueblado, con el fin de mejorara sus condiciones de trabajo y la calidad de vida de su familia, conformada por su cónyuge y su hijo de 1 año de edad. Su mayor desafío es lograr fuentes de financiación y con su credikiva estaría respondiendo a esta necesidad. En la actualidad está aplicando a un credikiva, mediante el cual comprará cemento, enchapes, para hacer adecuaciones locativas, que le permitan mejorar la imagen del negocio y brindarle un ambiente confortable a su clientela. De esta manera Devinson inicia su asenso hacia el logro de sus objetivos de prosperidad.

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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.

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  • $6,070
    Average annual income
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  • $14,083,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,917.5
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A loan of $550 helped Devinson Armando purchase cement and veneers to make on-site repairs.
89% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 27, 2014
Listed
Jun 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2015