She is now requesting a loan for ₡600 000 (six hundred thousand colones) in order to buy more merchandise to sell. This will allow her to improve her quality of life and that of her two children.
Martha is a member of the Empresa de Crédito Comunal Manantial de Santa Fe. It is one of the 100 member organizations of EDESA in Costa Rica.
Ella tiene ya varios años de dedicarse a la venta de ropa por catalogo, visitando sus clientes a sus casas. En este momento ella está solicitando un préstamo de ₡600 000(seiscientos mil colones) para la compra de mas mercancía para vender. Esto le va permitir mejorar su calidad de vida y la de sus 2 hijos.
Doña Martha es socia de la Empresa de Crédito Comunal Manantial de Santa Fe, una de las 100 organizaciones socias de EDESA en Costa Rica.
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As a small and relatively young MFI located in Costa Rica, EDESA has difficulty attracting other sources of capital. Many other microfinance funders do not work in Costa Rica, because overall the country is too rich. However, organizations such as EDESA work with extremely marginalized populations in Costa Rica that really need the access to capital that EDESA provides. By funding EDESA, Kiva lenders are allowing the organization to grow and reach more people than they otherwise would be able to reach.
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