The national park Tortuguero contains the largest example of protected tropical rainforest and here you can tour its canals and rivers, observe the flora and fauna, see the nesting sea turtles and have the opportunity of observing more than 300 species of birds among which number the great green macaw, the pavon and the toucan. Important scientific investigations are carried out in this area and it has become a special place of interest for scientific and ecological tourism.
A few months ago the Empresa asked for some help with its technical equipment so as to work more efficiently.
This is why Miriam is asking for a loan for the amount of 400,000.00 (four hundred thousand colones) to purchase a complete computer system for the Empresa and thus be able to produce the reports and carry out the accounting needed for this organisation.
Miriam is a member of the communal bank la Empresa de Crédito Comunal de Batán, one of the 110 member organisations of EDESA in Costa Rica. And they are very happy as the results have been very positive and the Empresa has helped many women to work in their various businesses.
Desde hace unos meses atrás la Empresa pide que se les brinde algún tipo de ayuda con su equipo tecnológico, para asi hacer más eficiente el trabajo.
Es por esto que Miriam está solicitando un crédito por el monto de 400,000.00 (cuatrocientos mil colones), para obtener un equipo de computo completo para la Empresa y asi poder hacer los informes y llevar la contabilidad de dicha organización.
Miriam es socio de la Empresa de Crédito Comunal de Batán, una de las 110 organizaciones socias de EDESA en Costa Rica. Y están felices porque los resultados han sido muy buenos y la Empresa ha ayudado a muchas mujeres a trabajar en sus diferentes negocios.
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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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