A loan of $725 helped operating capital to buy inventory.


Olga's story

Doña Olga is a successful saleswoman from the rural community of La Palma in Puerto Jimenez. She sells personal products by catalog such as perfumes, cosmetics, and undergarments for both men and women. Olga needs a loan of 350,000 CRC to establish her own operating capital so that she can grow her business without having to depend on other loans. She wants to improve her business so that she can pay for her children’s studies since they are entering the university.

Olga is a member of Raíces Capitales Communal Credit Enterprise, S.A., one of 110 member organizations that make up EDESA in Costa Rica.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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