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Total loan: $1,200
Bogotà, Bogota, Colombia / Retail
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María Elvia's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy a filleting machine and construction materials.
María Elvia's story
María is an entrepreneurial woman. She is is 53 years old an in lives in Bogotá. She has her own grocery store located within her home and thanks to its good location, it sells a lot. She also offers dressmaking services which she learned from her oldest children. This has earned her good income. She is single and is a mother of 5. They are all adults and thanks to the effort and dedication of their mother they have managed to get ahead in life. She is currently applying for a Kiva loan, her first loan with Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, to invest in a filleting machine and construction materials to make improvements to her premises. In the future she hopes to do the second floor of her home.