A loan of $1,025 helped to purchase molasses.


Marcelino's story

Marcelino A. M. lives in Cartagena in Guanacaste. He is one of the members who participate in the project selling sugar for cattle (molasses)

He needs a loan in the amount of 500 000 (five hundred thousand colones) to purchase a tub of molasses that he needs to start his business selling the sugar known as molasses. This is used as feed for cattle and it has become a profitable business for the community. He is certain that there are more than 40 farms that will require his services and he has only started the business.

He is a member of Empresa de Credito Communal de Cartagena, one of the 110 member organizations of Edesa (Kiva Field Partner) in Costa Rica.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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