A loan of $1,350 helps to purchase primary material for preparing meals, such as dish washing gels, thermometers, gloves, alcohol, and waterproof uniforms, and for payments for rent and services.


Lilibeth Silene's story

Lilibeth Silene is a micro-entrepreneur and resident of the city of Barranquilla. She has a business, a small restaurant that serves meals. Here she offers all types of prepared meals, such as breakfasts, and banquets for special events, among others.

Lilibeth Silene began her business approximately 5 years ago with the desire to generate income that would help to cover some expenses. Her customers are neighbors from the sector, friends, referrals, and transients.

At present, Lilibeth Silene's business activity has been diminished by the Covid-19 pandemic, for health reasons, and, as a result, her production has declined and her profits have diminished. For this reason, she is requesting her 1st Kiva loan through the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, in order to purchase the primary materials she needs to prepare her meals, including dish washing gels, thermometers, gloves, alcohol, and waterproof uniforms, plus payments for rent and services.

Please help her with this business loan.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD.


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.