A loan of $1,325 helps to purchase ingredients such as flours, oils, meats, chicken, sauces, rice, and biosafety items such as masks, antibacterial gel, soaps, etc.


Marcos Antonio's story

Marcos Antonio is a small business owner who is 35 years old. He lives in the city of Cartagena with his family. Marcos is very passionate about cooking. He was encouraged by his wife, who is of European origin, to start a business from home to experiment and gain experience, and the results were positive. With this work, he is able to generate income and improve his family’s financial situation.

This small business owner makes delicious dishes inspired by Spanish cuisine. Thanks to his seasonings and the good flavor of his products, his client base has grown. His main clients are his family, friends, passerby-s and referrals. He seeks to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 and is currently applying to CrediKiva, his first loan with the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. He will purchase ingredients such as flours, oils, meats, chicken, sauces, rice, and biosafety items such as masks, antibacterial gel, soaps, etc.

This small business owner hopes to strengthen his business’s capital, and increase his sales and profits. Marcos hopes to provide his clients all of the necessary guarantees to offer them excellent service, while complying with all established biosafety standards. Support his business loan, it will be a success.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Shannon Yarosik.


This loan is special because:

It provides borrowers in micro businesses with affordable loans.

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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.

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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.