A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase a milking cow.


Jorge's story

Jorge M. M. wants to buy a milking cow. He lives in the community of Sauce de Cartago, known for its spectacular proximity to the Turrialba volcano and for the popular tourist attraction of the mountains and its pleasant climate. Jorge has been a milk farmer all his life and currently he requires a loan of 600 000 (six hundred thousand) colones to purchase a milking cow. With her help he will improve his production and improve the financial situation of his family. He is a member of the Association of Producers of El Sauce, one of the 100 member organizations of Edesa (Kiva Field Partner) in Costa Rica. This will be his fourth loan and he hopes to keep improving himself and his finances.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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