Total loan: $450

Claudia Patricia

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Juan De Acosta, Atlantico, Colombia / Retail

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A loan helped to invest in the purchase of fruits and vegetables, and in addition, cellphone accessories, chargers, usb cables, notebooks, printing paper, erasers, scissors, staples, folders, etc.

Claudia Patricia's story

Claudia Patricia is 45 years old. She is a micro-entrepreneur who resides with her husband and children in the town of Juan De Acosta.

This brave and fighting woman started her multifaceted businesses. She found a way to sell vegetables, fruits and greens, which has generated excellent benefits and profits. Thanks to this she installed a small store in her home in which she offers internet services, prints and photocopies. Her demand has increased thus strengthening the family income. In her store she has refrigerators, showcases and shelves in which she stores and exhibits her products in public view. Her daughters are her main support, they help her run her business. The pandemic did not affect her business because she sells basic products sales increased generating excellent profits.

She needs to increase her inventory to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 due to the increase in demand. She is currently applying to a Kiva loan, the first financing she requests to the Santo Domingo Foundation, to invest in the purchase of a greater amount of fruits and vegetables, as well as accessories for cell phones, chargers, usb cables, notebooks, printing paper, rubber bands, scissors, staplers, folders, etc.

This investment will allow Claudia to continue to consolidate her business by receiving a capital injection. Support her in her business loan, it will be a success.