A loan of $1,025 helped to buy clothes and shoes to sell.


Katy's story

Katy V. M. is an enterprising woman who wishes to start her own business. In order to do so she needs a loan for 500,000 colones to buy clothes, shoes, and perfumes. She will start selling these items door to door. Katy dreams of having her own business and of one day having her own store.

She is a member of the Empresa de Crédito Comunal Guaitil, one of the 100 member organizations of EDESA in Costa Rica.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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