A loan of $1,200 helped to buy inventory.

Martha's story

Martha R. P. is a woman who is known for her leadership. She dreams of having her own clothing store. She has been selling clothes by catalog for several years. She sells by going to her customers’ houses.

She is now requesting a loan for ₡600 000 (six hundred thousand colones) in order to buy more merchandise to sell. This will allow her to improve her quality of life and that of her two children.

Martha is a member of the Empresa de Crédito Comunal Manantial de Santa Fe. It is one of the 100 member organizations of EDESA in Costa Rica.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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