She has taken several courses in cutting and tailoring at institutions that are recognized by the government, and now she works in this business without neglecting her family. She sews women's clothing, pajamas, bathing suits and also makes clothing to measure.
Her wish is to succeed as a person and to grow in her business, so as to improve her quality of life and that of her family.
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In Costa Rica, funding for microfinance institutions is hard to come by, and many institutions find themselves having difficulty growing and reaching all the demand for loans that exist. Kiva works with Fundacion Mujer because it attends a very marginalized population in Costa Rica, with a specific focus on women. In addition to the loan, Fundacion Mujer provides specialized training programs for their borrowers on everything from computer classes to salon training. Because of the difficulty in obtaining capital in Costa Rica, Fundacion Mujer cannot serve all the women that need loans. Therefore Kiva plays a unique role in helping Fundacion Mujer grow its portfolio and reach borrowers it otherwise would not be able to.
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