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.
El está a punto de iniciar la universidad y desea comprar una computadora y varios libros que son muy necesarios para los cursos que tiene que llevar, es por eso que el necesita un préstamo de ₡598 000 (quinientos noventa y ocho mil colones) para la compra de la computadora, libro y otros materiales didácticos que necesita para sus cursos.
Oscar está muy contento porque va a estudiar y podrá tener mejores oportunidades para superarse.
El socio de la empresa de Crédito Comunal de Ostional, una de las 110 empresas de crédito 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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