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Total loan: $975

Gerardo Luis

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Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia / Services

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A loan helped to buy programs for technical specializations such as Excel, graphic design, and audiovisual programs that he uses in his trainings.


Gerardo Luis's story

Gerardo Luis is a 51-year-old entrepreneur who lives in the city of Barranquilla, Colombia along with his wife. Gerardo began his business motivated to generate stable income and to improve the quality of life for his family. Thanks to the education that he received and his versatility, he began his business independently. He offers professional services such as computer training, and he also provides technical support and maintenance for audiovisual equipment, maintaining and repairing computers. This activity has given him excellent results, and he has obtained an excellent profit margin. Gerardo also works part time as a teacher at a university in the city.

Currently he is applying for a Kiva loan, his first funding from Kiva's field partner Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. He will use the funds to invest in purchasing programs for technical specializations such as Excel, graphic design, and audiovisual programs that he uses in his trainings. This micro-entrepreneur thinks that with this loan he will be able to be at the cutting edge of technology, since due to the pandemic the way of doing business has changed and this is the moment to take maximum advantage of opportunities. He dreams of finishing the construction of some apartments he is building in his home in order to generate additional income. Support him in this loan. It will be successful.