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Jenny
Jenny works raising cattle that she fattens up to then sells in livestock and cattle markets and to produce milk that’s then used to make dairy products like custard, butter, cheese, etc. She works hard to provide for her son’s daily needs and for his schooling because she hopes he’ll become a professional in the future.

She’s asking for a loan of one-million colones (¢1.000.000) to buy two dairy cows to increase milk production and make a larger amount of dairy products thus increasing her profits. She’s grateful for this project and to the local communal bank for the opportunity it gives her to reach her and her son’s dreams.
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Doña Jenny se dedica a criar ganado para engorde el cual vende en las ferias ganaderas y ganado para la producción de leche,con la cual elabora productos como natilla, mantequilla, queso y otros. Trabaja fuertemente para darle a su hijo lo que necesita a diario y para los estudios, ya que desea que sea un profesional en el futuro. Está solicitando un crédito por un millón de colones (¢1.000.000) para comprar dos vacas y aumentar la producción de leche, elaborar mayor cantidad de productos lácteos y a la vez aumentar sus ganancias.

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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

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 17
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,065,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.4
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $2,000 helped Jenny to buy cattle.
85% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 28, 2013
Listed
May 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible