Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Measuring the Impact of Microfinance in Costa Rica

Amanda Verdi, Caroline Blatt, and Adrian Arnold report from San Jose, Costa Rica on a microfinance campaign in Costa Rica. Acorde, a NGO, provides low-interest loans, courses, and workshops to help people understand how to run a business. Microfinance loans help low-income residents build their own businesses to increase economic independence. Produced in summer 2015 in conjunction with Introduction to Globalization, taught by Prof. Casey Love, as part of the Altman Program, and the Center for Public Service. 5:54.

Costa Rica + People
Mary Clark
Associate Professor - Political Science