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Ariana
Ariana designs clothing and logos and wishes to borrow C 150000. Ariana lives in Barrio 20 de Noviembre in Puntarenas, a low-income area with social issues. She is 20 and lives with her siblings and mother, who has a business and has worked with groups in Puntarenas. Ariana designs clothing and brand logos, as well as dresses, underwear, and more. This enterprising young woman wants to have her own business, place her merchandise in the market, and continue her education, while improving her circumstances and helping her family financially.

She will use this loan to buy materials to make sample designs that she can start selling in Puntarenas. She has more than two years of experience in this profession, but financial issues make it necessary for people like her to seek support from institutions such as Fundación Mujer for seasonal needs. In this case, Araina wants to get started with her idea and improve her work skills through technical school training.

An important goal is to get ahead so that she and her family will have a brighter future and she can keep studying and growing her business each day. Until now, her greatest obstacle has been funding, but she found support for her micro business through this program.
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Ariana
Diseño de ropa y logos
C 150.000
Ariana vive en el Barrio 20 de Noviembre en Puntarenas, lugar de mucha pobreza y problemas sociales, ella tiene 20 años de edad y vive con sus hermanos y su mamá quien tiene un negocio y ha trabajado con grupos en la zona de Puntarenas. Ariana se dedica a diseñar ropa y logos para marcas, además de vestidos, ropa interior y otros. Esta joven emprendedora desea tener su propia empresa, colocar su producto en el mercado y seguir estudiando para mejorar su condición de vida y apoyar económicamente a su familia.
El objetivo de este préstamo es comprar materia prima para la elaboración de los diseños para muestra y poder empezar a comercializar su producto en la zona de Puntarenas. Ella tiene más de 2 años de experiencia en estas actividades, pero los problemas económicos hacen que las personas busquen el apoyo de instituciones como Fundación Mujer para temporadas especiales y en este caso ella quiere comenzar su idea, mejorar sus conocimientos llevando capacitación en instituciones técnicas para mejorar su trabajo.
Entre sus metas destaca salir adelante para que su familia y ella tengan un futuro mejor, que puedan seguir estudiando y apoyar a que su negocio crezca cada día más. Por ahora la dificultada más grande ha sido la económica, pero han encontrado en este programa un apoyo para su micro emprendimiento.

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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.

About Costa Rica

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,164,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.4
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Ariana to buy materials, fabric, dyes, and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jul 29, 2013
Listed
Jul 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014