Banco Mujer Mujeres De Excelencia Group
Mariana is an example of striving and positive thinking and is devoted to the parcel of land where she carries out the raising and fattening of the milk cattle and the fattening of the pigs. In addition, she has some vegetables planted in the 4 hectares of land that she has.
She is going to use this loan to purchase calves and a pig, this being the fifth loan request that she is making. The earlier ones were a great help to her, as she managed to convert her property into a very productive farm, which is now the only source of income to cover all the expenses for her and her daughter.
Mariana wishes to continue working on her farm and making it more productive so that she can have economic stability. She also wants her daughter to continue going to school. She has many dreams, but at the moment, those are her priorities.
Along with Mariana, the group is made up of four other members, who are going to invest in agricultural activities.
Junto a Mariana integran el grupo 4 socias más que van a invertir en actividades agropecuarias.
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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 Fundacion Mujer:Fundación Mujer is an organization specializing in the financial and personal development of female entrepreneurs in Costa Rica. They seek to reach underserved populations that may include indigenous communities, immigrants, refugees, victims of domestic violence or women living with HIV/AIDS. Fundación Mujer offers courses in both business and personal development, as well as training in concrete skills such as sewing and other crafts.
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