A loan of $1,350 helps to increase working capital and to buy spare parts such as brake bands, retainers, gaskets, ball bearings, oil filters and spark plugs among others.


Natalie Del Carmen's story

Natalie is a 44-year-old entrepreneurial woman, a resident of the city of Barranquilla where she owns a parts and brakes business. Natalie del Carmen started this business 3 years ago. After having worked for so many years in a repair shop, she decided to become independent and undertake this adventure individually. She has benefited greatly and she has been able to earn a reputation in the sector as a responsible person and worker. Natalie offers her services daily to her main clients for cash payments and on credit. She is currently requesting her first loan with the Mario Santo Domingo Foundation to increase working capital and to buy spare parts such as brake bands, retainers, gaskets, ball bearings, oil filters and spark plugs among others to offer better service and increase the number of sales and profits of the business. The business was impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic, she had to close the business due to health and sanitation issues. Support her with this loan for her business.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Martinez-Piszko.


This loan is special because:

It provides borrowers in micro businesses with affordable loans.

Lina Ramírez, Kiva staff

Lina Ramírez
Kiva staff



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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.

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.