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Yaneth H. O. is 42 years old and lives in the Suba neighborhood in the northwest of the capital district of Bogotá, in a residential and commercial area close to the city transportation terminals. Yaneth worked for a company for two and half years unti she lost her job, and it was then that she started making clothes for a sports line. She currently does this with her neice and is waiting for a relative from Bucaramanga to join and grow their operations. At the moment she works for another company, but she dreams of working for herself and having her own line of sports clothing in the future. She is requesting her first loan from FMSD with the goal of investing it in buying a cutting machine, a cutting table, and a sewing machine which will be of help to her in the business.
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Yaneth H. O. tiene 42 años y vive en la localidad Suba en el noroccidente del Distrito Capital de Bogotá, en un área residencial y comercial cerca de una de las terminales transportes de la ciudad. La Sra. Yaneth trabajó hace 2 años y medio en una empresa hasta que perdió su empleo y fue entonces cuando se dedicó a la confección de ropa en la línea deportiva, actividad que ahora realiza con una sobrina y ahora espera a una familiar de Bucaramanga para empezar a crecer. En este momento confecciona de manera satelital pero sueña con independizarse y tener su propia línea de ropa deportiva en el futuro. Ahora solicita un crédito, su primero con la F.M.S.D., con el fin de invertirlo en la compra de una máquina cortadora, una mesa de corte y una máquina collarín que la ayudarán su negocio.

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About Fundación Mario Santo Domingo

Fundación Mario Santo Domingo (FMSD) is a non-profit organization in northern Colombia dedicated to developing programs for the country’s poorest communities. In addition to numerous social services, FMSD runs a microfinance program to strengthen micro-businesses in the areas where it works. The organization also offers several non-financial components as part of this program, including training to help entrepreneurs start their own businesses.

About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 310
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $18,193,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,945.3
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Yaneth to buy a cutting machine, a cutting table, and a sewing machine which will be of help to her in the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011