Total loan: $650


Soledad (Atlántico), Atlantico, Colombia / Food

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A loan helped to invest in buying cheese and yucca so that he can meet demand.

Placido's story

Placido is a 32-year-old merchant. He lives in the municipality of Soledad with his family. His business idea started at the beginning of 2016 with selling cheese. This business comes from his family, since his parents have a farm and they have worked in farming and cattle for many years. The potential customers are his friends, neighbors, relatives, and visitors to the area. So far, this activity has allowed him to have financial stability, to improve his and his family's lifestyle. Now he is taking out his first Kiva loan with the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. He will invest the resources in buying cheese and yucca. Placido wants to have some financial support, and this way, he can inject capital into the business to gain more customers and improve his income. Support him in his loan, it will be a success.