A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase a computer and other school supplies.


Oscar's story

Oscar is a young man who lives in the community of Ostional. He is a very respectful young man and he very much enjoys to work.

He is ready to start going to university and he wants to purchase a computer and various books that are very important for the courses that he wants to take. He needs a loan of 598 000 (five hundred and ninety-eight thousand colones) to purchase a computer, books, and other school supplies that he needs for his courses.

Oscar is very happy because he will be studying and he will be able to have better opportunities to improve himself. He is a member of the communal bank "Ostional", one of the 110 credit organizations which are members of EDESA (Kiva Field Partner) in Costa Rica.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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