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Andrea is applying for her second Kiva loan. With her previous loan she bought assorted goods, sheets, towels, and small domestic appliances. Her capital increased slightly.

This time she will use her new Kiva loan for shoes and assorted goods in greater quantity. She has some savings that she will add to the purchase. That way she will get discounts that she will pass on to her customers to give them a better deal.

Her message to the Kiva lenders is the following, “The work you do is vital because you help families make progress with the loans. May God always bless you.”

If you would like to know Andrea’s history, go to the following link:
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Andrea está aplicando a su segundo credikiva, con el anterior compró mercancias y variedades, sabanas, toallas y electrodomésticos menores y aumentó ligeramente su capital. En esta oportunidad invertirá su nuevo credikiva en calzado y variedades en mayor cuantia, porque tiene un ahorro que agregará a su compra y por eso ganará descuentos que trasladaría a sus clientes para ofrecer una mejor oferta. Su mensaje a los financiadores D. kiva es el siguiente: "Es una labor vital la que hacen ustedes, ya que ayudan al desarrollo D. las familias a través D. sus créditos. Siempre Dios los bendiga." Si uste quiere conocer la historia D. Andrea ingrese al siguiente enlace:

Additional Information

About Fundación Mario Santo Domingo

Fundación Mario Santo Domingo (FMSD) is a non-profit organization in northern Colombia dedicated to developing programs for the country’s poorest communities. In addition to numerous social services, FMSD runs a microfinance program to strengthen micro-businesses in the areas where it works. The organization also offers several non-financial components as part of this program, including training to help entrepreneurs start their own businesses.

About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 308
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $18,216,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,762.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Andrea to buy shoes and assorted goods in greater quantity.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Aug 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012