A loan of $1,025 helped to buy a sewing machine.


Luz's story

Luz R. is a small businesswoman who is very well known in La Trinchera de Pital, in Alajuela. She has been in her business for one year and right now she needs a loan for 500,000 colones to buy another sewing machine. With this loan, she hopes to improve the quality of her service. She is very happy because her daughter is already learning the sewing business.

Luz is a member of the 'Mujeres al Éxito de la Trinchera de Pital' (Trinchera de Pital Women For Success) communal bank, one of the 100 member organizations of EDESA in Costa Rica.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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