For a living, Aurora buys cattle which she fattens until they reach the appropriate weight. Later she sells them on local cattle fairs for a market price. She is asking for a loan of 600 000 colones to buy three calves and to fatten the cattle in the procedure described above. She is supporting her family with this business and partially improving their quality of life.
Aurora belongs to Empresa de Crédito Femenina Cantonal de Upala S.A. This loan will help her improve her financial condition. She has also expressed gratitude for the chance to have access to the loan she has received and to carry out the projects of her life.
Aurora se dedica a comprar ganado, el cual alimenta hasta que alcance el peso apropiado, luego lo vende en las ferias ganaderas locales a precio de mercado. Ella está solicitando un crédito de seiscientos mil colones exactos (¢600.000) para comprar 3 terneros y realizar este proceso llamado ganado para engorde , con esta actividad lleva sustento a su familia y mejora en parte la calidad de vida de la misma.
Aurora pertenece a la Empresa de Crédito Femenina Cantonal de Upala S.A, con este crédito saldrá adelante económicamente y además manifiesta estar muy agradecida por las oportunidades de acceso al crédito que ésta le brinda y así llevar a cabo sus proyectos de vida.
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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.
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