Total loan: $1,200


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Alajuela, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica / Agriculture

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Manuel's story

Manuel H. C. wishes to improve his source of income by improving the quality of his herd of cattle. He lives in the community named Santa Fe de Alajuela. The region is known for its beautiful mountains and it is only 30 minutes from Nicaragua. He has been a cattle farmer his entire life. Two years ago he purchases 4 calves. He requires a loan in the amount of 603 000 (six hundred and three thousand) colones to purchase barbed wire and grass seed to improve the state of his pastures. He has managed to have 12 cows in total. He is 59 years old and he is a member of the community bank Santa Fe, one of the 100 member organization of EDESA (Kiva Field Partner) in Costa Rica.