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Victor is a very well-known farmer in the zone of Pérez Zeledón.

He specializes in raising and fattening pigs, and at this time he is requesting a loan for ₡600,000 (six hundred thousand colones) to buy medicines and feed for his pigs. He wants to have these improved resources so that he can provide better service to his customers.

He is a member of the Bancruce communal bank, one of the 110 credit organizations which are partners with EDESA in Costa Rica.
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Victor es un agricultor muy conocido de la zona de Pérez Zeledón.
El se dedica especialmente a la cria y engorde de cerdos, y en este momento el esta solicitando un préstamo de ₡600 000 (Seiscientos mil colones) para la compra de medicamentos y alimentos para sus cerdos. El desea tener las mejores recursos que poder darle un mejor servicio a sus clientes.
El es socio de la Empresa De Crédito Comunal de Bancruce una de las 110 empresas de crédito socias de EDESA en Costa Rica.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

As a small and relatively young MFI located in Costa Rica, EDESA has difficulty attracting other sources of capital. Many other microfinance funders do not work in Costa Rica, because overall the country is too rich. However, organizations such as EDESA work with extremely marginalized populations in Costa Rica that really need the access to capital that EDESA provides. By funding EDESA, Kiva lenders are allowing the organization to grow and reach more people than they otherwise would be able to reach.

About Costa Rica

  • $12,900
    Average annual income
  • 55
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,673,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.2
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Victor to buy feed and medicines for his pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 4, 2011
Jul 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2012