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Ariel Carlos

Update on Ariel Carlos

Ariel is 29 years old. With his previous Kiva loan he was able to do many things such as equip his shop, invest in merchandise, and other tasks. He is well-stocked at the moment.

Ariel is currently applying for a new Kiva loan so that he can buy a secondhand display case and more merchandise for the Christmas season in order to grab his customers’ attention. During this time of the year, they visit Ariel’s store because it is stocked with an assortment of items to meet the family needs. His customers come holding their cash bonuses in their hands so that they can buy everything need to throw beautiful Christmas and New Years parties for their families.

Ariel sends the following message to Kiva lenders: “I appreciate that you have taken the time to consider my loan request because the funds will play a large part in helping me accomplish my goals.”

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Ariel de 29 años, con su credikiva anterior hizo muchas cosas: adecuó su local, invirtió en mercancías y su miscelánea desde ese momento ha lucido muy surtida. En la actualidad está aplicando a un nuevo credikiva, con el cual comprará una vitrina de segunda y mucha mercancía de la época navideña, con la cual atraerá la atención de sus clientes, quienes en esta temporada esperan encontrar en la miscelánea de Ariel, un surtido ajustado a sus necesidades familiares, especialmente porque tienen las bonificaciones y primas en sus manos, con las cuales comprarán todo lo que exige las hermosas fiestas familiares de navidad y año nuevo. Su mensaje a los financiadores es el siguiente: “Agradezco el haber tenido en cuenta mi solicitud de crédito, ya que este crédito me ha permitido realizar mis metas en gran parte. “

Previous Loan Details

Ariel S. is 28 years old and lives in the neighborhood of La luz de Barranquilla. He has a commercial store where he sells all types of merchandise, especially shoes, T-shirts, paper products, a variety of options and retail items for gifts for housewives, school children and in general little i... More from Ariel Carlos's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 274
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $17,884,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,951.0
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Ariel Carlos to buy a secondhand display case and additional merchandise for the Christmas season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013