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Total loan: $425

Arelis

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Santa Lucia /Atlantico, , Colombia / Food

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A loan helped to invest in buying a glass warming case.


Arelis's story

Arelis is a 44-year-old micro-entrepreneur, and she lives in the city of Santa Lucia with her family. For 11 years, her business has been selling fried food and breakfasts.

She got engaged very young at 18 years old, and she depended financially on her partner. However, more than 10 years ago, they separated, and she decided not to stand still with her business. She then started selling empanadas for order, and she began to build a base of regular and sporadic customers. This business is her only source of income, and it enables her to contribute to supporting her household. However, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, her business declined due to health and safety concerns, and her income decreased drastically.

For this reason, she is requesting her first Kiva loan through Fundación Santo Domingo with the goal of investing in buying a glass warming case. Support this loan for her business.