A loan of $1,350 helps to increase working capital and improve her store by buying chairs, tables, and other items.


Mariela Carolina's story

Mariela is a young 37-year-old entrepreneur who lives in the city of Barranquilla with her husband, where she has a bakery and fast food business. Mariela started this business one year ago approximately triggered by the lack of job opportunities and to provide her family with a better quality of life. She offers her services daily and on the night time offers fast food to her main customers who are her neighbors and people passing by the area.

Mariela is currently requesting her first loan with Fundación Mario Santo Domingo to increase her working capital and improve her store by buying chairs, tables, among other items to improve the quality of the service and be able to increase the number of sales and her profits. Support her in this loan for her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Soledad Merlo.


This loan is special because:

It provides borrowers in micro businesses with affordable loans.

Lina Ramírez, Kiva staff

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*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.