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Support a young Colombian business owner! Andres lives in Miami and has a double life. When he is not working long hours as a parking attendant, he does what he likes most – cooking. Andres’ specialties include “pan de bono” and homemade “arepas”. He sells these traditional Colombian meals to his friends and neighbors and, because they are in such high demand, he has decided to turn this into a formal business. His mother helps him bake the products early in the morning and then he distributes the meals at lunch time. Andres’ dream is to have a food truck where he can sell his delicious Colombian meals. throughout the city. He needs a loan to invest in a marketing campaign in order for people to know about his products, to get more clients, to increase production, and ultimately, to be able to quit his regular job and dedicate himself full time to his passion. Help Andres take the next step in his business.

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  • $54,800
    Average annual income
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  • $12,982,700
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Andres to pay for a marketing campaign.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2013