Love making a difference with Kiva? Your donations keep us running.

Thank you for the impact you’ve made this year! Together we’ve funded more than 170,000 loans and raised more than $120 million for financially excluded people around the world. It costs us more than $3 to facilitate each $25 loan, and we rely on optional donations from individuals like you to cover our costs.

Other amount

100%

funded

Total loan: $900

Lina Patricia

El Carmen de Viboral, Antioquia, Colombia / Services

Lina Patricia's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support


A loan helped to buy a tabletop sewing machine and and cutting table.


Lina Patricia's story

Lina is 29 years old. She lives in a civil union and has had a business sewing clothing for the past two years. With her work, she generates the income to support her family and also she hopes to be able to continue gaining knowledge to get further ahead in her workshop.

Lina is requesting this loan to buy a tabletop sewing machine and sewing table. These will allow her to offer her customers a greater variety of products to choose from and to do a better job every day. That way, she will achieve her dream of her workshop continuing to grow and create at least one more work station.

If you want to know more about the entrepreneurs and the loans from Interactuar, you can join the Lending Team called: “Friends of Interactuar Colombia”: http://www.kiva.org/team/interactuar_colombia"