Banco Mujer Luz De Esperanza Group
This is the first loan she is asking for and she knows it's a great opportunity to develop her small business, which is raising pigs. She will invest the loan in buying animals, feed, and vitamins.
Mónica's main objective is to generate income to help her family, and give her younger son a basic education.
There are two women with Mónica who are also going to invest in agricultural activities.
Este es el primer crédito que solicita y sabe que es una gran oportunidad para desarrollar su microempresa, que es la cría de cerdos, el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de animales, concentrados, y vitaminas.
El principal objetivo de Doña Mónica, es generar ingresos para ayudar a su familia, y darles los estudios básicos a su hijo menor.
Con Mónica están 2 señoras más que también van a invertir en actividades agropecuarias.
More information about this loan
In Costa Rica, funding for microfinance institutions is hard to come by, and many institutions find themselves having difficulty growing and reaching all the demand for loans that exist. Kiva works with Fundacion Mujer because it attends a very marginalized population in Costa Rica, with a specific focus on women. In addition to the loan, Fundacion Mujer provides specialized training programs for their borrowers on everything from computer classes to salon training. Because of the difficulty in obtaining capital in Costa Rica, Fundacion Mujer cannot serve all the women that need loans. Therefore Kiva plays a unique role in helping Fundacion Mujer grow its portfolio and reach borrowers it otherwise would not be able to.
About Fundacion Mujer:Fundación Mujer is an organization specializing in the financial and personal development of female entrepreneurs in Costa Rica. They seek to reach underserved populations that may include indigenous communities, immigrants, refugees, victims of domestic violence or women living with HIV/AIDS. Fundación Mujer offers courses in both business and personal development, as well as training in concrete skills such as sewing and other crafts.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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