A loan of $1,200 helped for harvesting corn.

Noel's story

Noel R. O. has been farming corn for 5 years. He sells it to a soda (a small restaurant in Costa Rica) which sells typical dishes made with Costa Rican corn.

He is from Santa Fe de Alajuela, a community especially known for being close to the Nicaraguan border.
He needs to prepare the garden behind his house for the next corn harvest. For this reason, he needs a loan of 603,000 colones (six hundred and 7 thousand colones) to buy all the necessary supplies. He hopes to improve the quality of life for his wife and their 6 children. He is 46 years old and he is a member of Santa Fe community bank, one of EDESA’s 100 member organizations in Costa Rica.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lauren Jackson

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