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Gabriel Anibal
Gabriel makes a living selling hens, chickens, and ducks. He keeps them in a shed and sells them from his house. He learned this job through experience and now it has become the source of income for his household. He gets up every day at 5 a.m. and starts his job.

To increase his income and improve his economic status, he's requesting a loan to invest in buying animals.

He dreams of getting his own house and guaranteeing his family a decent quality of life.
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Gabriel, se dedica a la venta de gallinas, pollos y pavos. Cuenta con un galpón en donde las almacena y las comercializa desde su vivienda. Aprendió de la actividad de manera empírica, y hoy se ha convertido en la fuente de ingresos para su hogar.
Diariamente se levanta desde las 5:00 am e inicia su faena. Con el fin de aumentar sus ingresos y mejorar su condición económica, se encuentra solicitando un crédito que invertirá en la compra de animales.
Sueña con adquirir su propia vivienda y garantizarle a su familia una calidad de vida digna.

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By supporting this loan, you're helping a borrower launch a new business!

This loan is designed for an entrepreneur who needs working capital to start a brand new business. Along with the loan, Kiva's field partner Interactuar provides counseling, training courses, and other financial resources to help new, riskier entrepreneurs set up young businesses.

Important Information

This loan is structured on Kiva as a bullet loan, which means a single payment is required at the end of the loan term. By Colombian law, Kiva's partner Interactuar is required to offer borrowers loans with a variable interest rate that fluctuates with the market rate. Because fixed monthly payments are applied first to interest and then to principal, Interactuar is unable to predict upfront what portion of each repayment would go towards the loan principal. This creates a challenge with Kiva's system, which doesn't allow for unpredictable principal payments, and can result in some Interactuar clients appearing falsely delinquent. To remedy this, the loan has an end-of-term repayment plan on Kiva, but the borrower will continue scheduled monthly repayments to Interactuar, who will then pass along the principal amount to Kiva lenders. This means that you may see repayments made on this loan throughout the repayment term, as opposed to receiving repayment in full at the end of the loan term.

About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 305
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $18,296,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,887.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Gabriel Anibal to buy hens, chickens, and ducks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 21, 2015