A loan of $550 helped purchase calves for fattening.


Jose's story

Jose M. V. is 34 years old, single, and does not have children. He lives in Platanares with his parents, thereby making three members of his family. The loan he requested will be used to purchase calves for fattening. Jose works with his family in every aspect of raising cattle. This is his first time to receive financing from FUDECOSUR. The loan will help increase his earnings in the future. He has been raising cattle for the past five years. Jose has not had any other loans with formal banks. His goal is to use this loan to help him increase his income and provide for his family’s welfare each day.

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

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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