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From the town of Malambo, Barranquilla metropolitan area, David tells us that he plans to receive his second Kiva loan to stock his business with clothes and sandals to meet the demand he has from his steady customers.

He used his previous Kiva loan to buy ingredients to bake "pan de bonos" [Colombian cheese bread] and he also invested in footwear. His message to all the lenders follows:

“Thanks to this entity, this is the second time they’ve supported me. I hope they continue to do so and also to continue to repay them very well.”

If you’d like to know David’s story, please click on the following link:
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David desde el municipio de Malambo, área metropolitana de Barranquilla nos informa que planea recibir su segundo credikiva, para surtir su negocio con ropa y sandalias y dar respuesta a un mercado fijo con el que cuenta. Con su anterior credikiva compró insumos para fabricar pan de bonos y también invirtió en calzado. Su mensaje a los financiadores es el siguiente:
“Gracias a esta entidad es la segunda vez que me apoyan, espero que continúen haciéndolo y también seguirles pagando muy bien.”
Si usted quiere conocer la historia de David, 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
  • 390
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $18,296,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,785.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped David to buy clothes and sandals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2011
Sep 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012