A loan of $1,325 helps to purchase items such as candies, carbonated drinks, bottled juices, tubers, vegetables, dairy products, etc.


Raúl's story

Raúl is a small business owner who is 68 years old and lives in the city of Cartagena. He started his own business, a general store, work that has provided an excellent opportunity to generate additional income and for growth. This entrepreneur has over 20 years of experience and his store has products that are part of the family food basket such as candies, carbonated drinks, bottled juices, tubers, vegetables and dairy products. Raúl gets up day after day with the hope of being able to provide for his family’s well-being and for this reason, he works tirelessly to achieve his goal.

This salesman seeks to mitigate the impact of Covid 19 and is currently applying for a loan with CrediVida, and his first loan with the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo, to use to purchase items such as candies, carbonated drinks, bottled juices, tubers, vegetables, dairy products, etc.

Raúl hopes to increase his inventory as well as his sales. His business goal is to increase his working capital and increase his sales. Support his business loan, it will be a success.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Shannon Yarosik.


This loan is special because:

It helps combat financial exclusion of older entrepreneurs.

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.