Maria started out with a small business selling her tortillas. However, demand increased a lot and she had to buy an industrial mill. Now she needs a loan for 500,000 colones to buy spare parts for her industrial mill.
Maria would like to improve and grow her business. This will improve her own quality of life and that of her family.
Maria Elena E. vive en Guaitil de Guanacaste, ella es conocida por las deliciosas tortillas que hace manualmente.
Ella empezó con un pequeño negocio donde vendía sus tortillas, sin embardo la demanda aumento muchísimo y tuvo que comprar un molino Industrial. Ahora ella necesita un préstamo de ₡ 500 000 (quinientos mil colones) para la compra de repuestos para el molino Industrial
Ella quiere mejorar su negocio, y hacer que este crezca con esto mejorara la calidad de su vida y la de su familia.
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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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