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Total loan: $1,425
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Sandra Milena

Colombia
Bello, Colombia / Veterinary Sales

A loan of $1,425 helped to buy a motorbike to replace her current one, which has fallen into a state of disrepair, so she can continue offering her home delivery service.


Sandra Milena's story

Sandra has been described as a hard-working person who always wants to offer a better life for her family. Sandra is married and has a 10 year old son, who she has always wanted to give everything that he needs.

Sandra left her home town looking for better educations opportunities and in order to pay for her studies, making the most of her love for animals, she set up a business that began as just a small retail business selling pet supplies and later grew into a large pet supply store offering a wide variety of products.

Sandra has always tried to provide her son with the best opportunities to progress so she works hard in her business everyday. Thanks to the good service that Sandra provides, she has been able to obtain a large number of customers. Sandra's business offers the added extra of a home delivery service, for which she relies on a motorbike, however, she currently has a problem as her motorbike has fallen into disrepair. This is why she is looking for a loan in order to replace it so she can continue offering her home delivery service.

Sandra hopes to replace her motorbike, without which her monthly income will suffer, then she and her husband will be able to guarantee that they can meet their household expenses. Sandra dreams that her business will continue to grow and that she can continue providing her family with a better quality of life and better opportunities to progress.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sara Godwin



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: February 17, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: February 17, 2012