100%

funded

Total loan: $775

Celio

Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia / Food

Celio's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!


A loan helped to invest in the purchase of fruits that have the highest turnover in this season (strawberries, apples) and vegetables like tomatoes, onions, chives, yuca, and others.


Celio's story

Celio is 40 years old, is in a common-law marriage, and lives with his family in the city of Barranquilla. He has many years of experience in the business of selling vegetables, tubers, and fruits. He started in this business at a very young age; he started by touring the market where they sold the produce that arrived at a good price. His main customers are neighbors, passers-by, family members, and friends.

This micro-entrepreneur has the support of his family, which is what motivates him to continue fighting for his dreams and to improve their quality of life. Currently, he is applying for a Kiva loan, the first financing that he requests from Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, in order to invest in the purchase of fruits that have the highest turnover in this season (strawberries, apples) and vegetables like tomatoes, onions, chives, yuca, and others.

Celio is well known in the area where he lives. He is a hard worker and responsible, and he has entrepreneurial skills since he knows how to run a business. This entrepreneur dreams of having a variety store and thus generating more income to help him in his quest to continue improving his family's quality of life. Do support him with this loan; it will be a success.