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Carlos Andres
This is the story of a young adolescent in search of an education for his working life. In a country where there are not many opportunities, he is a talented boy with ethics and values that were instilled by his parents and reflected in the society he lives in. Right now, he is studying financial accounting and he wants to be a big accountant in his country.

That is his goal among many other projected goals in his future. To meet his goal he is devoted to working and studying, and in his free time, he does other activities. He is a good kid from a good family and asks God to help him on his way to becoming a great businessman. For this he needs support, but at times it is difficult to achieve because he has a son and he must take care of him. However, he has continued his studying because it is what he likes to do the most. At this time it is difficult because he much choose to care for his son or his studies.

What happened is that he really wants to study and not leave the university, because he is truly passionate about what he is studying. When he is a great businessman, he wants to support growing minds. He is searching for help to water his seed so he can be be a good fruit in the future.
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Esta es la historia de un joven adolescente en busca de una educación para su vida laboral, en un país donde no hay muchas oportunidades, muchacho talentoso con una ética y unos valores que han sido inculcados por sus padres y reflejados en la sociedad en donde habita, en estos momentos está estudiando contabilidad financiera y quiere llegar a hacer un gran contador de su país. Esa es su meta entre otras muchas más metas proyectadas en su futuro para lograr esta meta él se dedica a trabajar y a estudiar y en sus tiempos libres realiza otras actividades, es un buen muchacho de muy buena familia pide mucho a Dios para que lo ayude en su camino y así convertirse en un gran empresario, para esto necesita de un apoyo que en ocasiones es difícil conseguirlo puesto que el tiene un hijo y debe responder por él, pero eso a este joven no le ha impedido seguir estudiando pues es lo que más le gusta hacer. Por este tiempo pasa un momento difícil porque responde por su muchacho o estudia.

Lo que pasa es que este joven realmente quiere estudiar y no quiere desertar de la universidad pues verdaderamente le apasiona lo que está estudiando y cuando sea un gran empresario quiere apoyar a las mentes en crecimiento, lo que busca este chico es riego para la semilla que representa, con el fin de ser buen fruto en el futuro.

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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
  • 370
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    Colombia Loans Fundraising
  • $18,147,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,949.5
    Colombia Pesos (COP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Carlos Andres to get a professional technical education in finance accounting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 5, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014