Total loan: $600


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Soledad (Atlántico), Atlantico, Colombia / Services

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A loan helped to purchase accessories for cellular phones.

Olga's story

Olga, 41 years old, lives in the town of Soledad. There, she sells accessories for cellular phones and offers technical maintenance and repair services. Her idea for this business was born in 2009 when her spouse, working as an employee in a store, proposed that she start the same business, and they gathered capital to launch it. She makes her sales in cash, working from Monday through Sunday, from 7 in the morning to 9 at night. Her main customers are her neighbors from her neighborhood and other sectors, which have, little by little, been adding to her client base. Her goal is to grow and later become a wholesaler to give her children opportunities and have future of greater prosperity. Currently, she is applying for a Kiva loan, with which she will buy accessories for cellular phones. These are the items that have a higher turnover in her business and make her Kiva loan a successful investment.