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A loan helped to purchase shoes, perfumes, and clothing.
Vilda has a business selling shoes, perfumes, and clothing that she buys in Nicaragua at a good price. The merchandise is eventually sold in Costa Rica. She has been doing this for three years. Her immigration status did not allow her to access credit, but a friend performed a favor for her and was able to secure the capital for her. She repaid the loan without any problems.
Vilda is the mother of three children and also has a granddaughter. She lives in the District of San Rafael de Alajuela, which is in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. Her husband works on a rice farm in the area. Both of them have been able to move their family forward and want to continue prospering and improving their financial situation.
With this loan, Vilda will travel to Nicaragua to buy merchandise to sell for Father’s Day and Mother’s Day, the next holidays to be celebrated in Costa Rica. Both of these dates generate a lot of business, so it is important for her to prepare ahead of time so that she can cover all of the orders from her customers. Vilda helps her daughter with her studies and hopes to provide an education for all of her children so that they will have a better future.
The impact of this loan is of great importance since it will give her the opportunity to buy merchandise so that she can support her low-income family. Vilda has demonstrated that she has an excellent payment history and her recommendations have indicated that she is an honorable and hardworking person.