A loan of $725 helped maintaining coffee farm.


Audilio's story

Audilio R. C. is 53 years old. He is married with six children. He applied for the loan to invest in maintaining his coffee farm and a tree used for transplanting new trees. He hopes to increase production for the next harvest. Don Audilio has worked as a coffee producer for many years; he has two and a half hectacres planted with coffee. He hopes to have a good harvest next year which is why he needs to keep his farm well maintained.

It is not the first time that Don Audilio has received a loan from FUDECOSUR and he is very happy with the terms of the loans, which are accessible for him. He feels that this form of credit has allowed him to save. His goals and aspirations for the future is to be able to help with his children's education and to be more stable economically.

About FUDECOSUR: The Foundation for the Development of Southern Communities is dedicated to economically empowering its clients by providing credit and capacitating programs to improve living conditions of micro-entrepreneurs and their children across Southern Costa Rica. You can obtain more information on FUDECOSUR from the website: FUDECOSUR.org

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patrick King



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