A loan of $1,300 helps to invest in supplies such as: home linens, electrical appliances and cell phones.


Noreleis Esther's story

Noreleis Esther is a 27-year-old micro-entrepreneur living in the city of Barranquilla with her spouse. She has as a commercial space where she sells assorted goods such as stationery, pencils, block folders among others. She has four years experience running this business. A business she established after being an icbf employee. She decided to become independent due to lack of time. She invested the liquidation funds in the business she has today. This business has allowed her to maintain economic stability and it has grown. Her main clients are relatives, individuals and referrals. Due to the Covid -19 pandemic that occurred worldwide, her work level deteriorated due to biosecurity concerns and her income drastically decreased. For this reason, she joined the Barranquilla Responde Program to request her first loan with Fundacion Santo Domingo in order to invest in supplies such as: home linens, electrical appliances and cell phones. Support her in getting 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.

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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.