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Maria Fernanda
Her name is Maria Fernanda, she is 18 years old and grew up in a small town near the capital. It was there she studied at primary and then high school up until tenth grade. In her final year she studied at another institution where she qualified in agriculture. While she completed her studies there she worked at the town hall, participating in different events that were held there. Having completed her high school studies, she decided to move to the capital in search of new and better opportunities for her professional life. She wants to study financial accountancy, as this represents great opportunities in the workplace, which she discovered while working at the town hall. She knows that studying is the best investment you can make, and therefore strives every day to be the best at what she does. This is her first aim in her personal and professional improvement. With this loan she intends to complete her first semester.
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Su nombre es María Fernanda, tiene 18 años y creció en un pequeño municipio cercano a la capital, allí realizó todos sus estudios, la primaria y el bachillerato hasta el grado décimo, el ultimo año lo hizo en otra institución, donde recibió el grado como bachiller agrícola. Allí mientras realizaba sus estudios colaboró en la alcaldía del pueblo participando en los diferentes eventos que se realizaban allí.
Ya culminado el bachillerato decidió irse a vivir a la capital en busca de nuevas y mejores oportunidades para su vida profesional, para ello quiere estudiar contabilidad financiera; Porqué representa grandes oportunidades en el ámbito laboral, lo que descubrió mientras realizaba las actividades con la alcaldía de su pueblo, sabe que estudiar es la mejor inversión que puede hacer y por eso se empeña cada día en ser al mejor en lo que hace. Es te es su primer objetivo en busca de su superación personal y profesional, con el credito pretende culminar su primer semestre.

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This loan will help a CampoAlto student pay a semester's tuition. With seven branches throughout Bogota, Colombia, CampoAlto tailors educational programs for socially marginalized students. Each of these courses lasts three semesters on average and includes specialized training and internship placement to help students secure jobs after graduation.

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

About CampoAlto

CampoAlto is a for-profit education institute that offers a variety of classes to students from socially or economically marginalized groups, including women, ethnic minorities, displaced populations, disabled individuals, and those living below the poverty line. Kiva funding is being used to pay tuition for students who couldn’t otherwise afford to attend classes.

Because CampoAlto’s core business is not purely microfinance, there is some level of additional risk for lenders. For this reason, Kiva has not assigned the institute a risk rating.

About Colombia

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 307
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $18,216,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,937.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maria Fernanda to undertake professional technical education in financial accountancy.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014