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Yenni is 31 years old and in a common-law relationship. She lives with her husband and three children, who are her highest priority. Yenni intends to use her loan to buy materials for building a greenhouse. She will also buy necessary supplies, such as charcoal and fertilizers, so that she can begin planting her crops. Yenni wants to pursue this new project so that she can generate income to help with the household needs. She plans to take advantage of her free time in order to manage her greenhouse. Yenni would like to have a bit more money for her home so that she can do a better job each day of providing for her family's welfare.

This is the first loan she is receiving from FUDECOSUR. Yenni has not received any other loans from the state banks. FUDECOSUR is offering this loan with better terms and a lower interest rate.

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Jenni, tiene la edad de 31 años, está en unión libre, vive con sus 3 hijos y su esposo que son su mayor prioridad. Ella con el crédito pretende comprar los materiales para la construcción de un invernadero y comprar los insumos necesarios como carbón y fertilizantes para empezar a sembrar los productos. Ella quiere obtener de este nuevo proyecto las ganancias necesarias para ayudar con las necesidades del hogar y aprovechar tiempos libres para asistir su invernadero. Ella quiere generar un poco mas de ingresos para el hogar y darle a su familia un mejor bienestar familiar cada día. Es el primer préstamo que recibido de FUDECOSUR. Ella no había tenido antes otros préstamos en bancos estatales, pero FUDECOSUR le ha brindado el préstamo con mayores facilidades y la tasa de intereses mucho más baja.

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FUDECOSUR works in one of the poorest regions of Costa Rica, where microfinance institutions (MFIs) are scarce or have a hard time keeping up with demand for small loans. By providing mostly agricultural loans, FUDECOSUR reaches rural borrowers that many MFIs consider to be too risky. However, this has also made it more difficult for the organization to find stable sources of capital to lend. Kiva's flexible, risk-tolerant capital plays a critical role in helping FUDECOSUR grow its portfolio and support even more borrowers.


The Foundation for the Development of Southern Communities (FUDECOSUR) is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing credit and training programs that help improve living conditions for micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Southern Costa Rica. You can learn more about this Field Partner at

About Costa Rica

  • $12,900
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,676,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.8
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Yenni to buy materials for building a greenhouse and charcoal and fertilizers for growing crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2012
Apr 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2014