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Carlos is a worker in a pineapple processing facility. He hopes to obtain a loan of exactly 500,000 Colones with the aim of buying a motorcycle to get himself to work. For him, it is very important to get this loan, since it will help him with his daily transportation needs.
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Carlos es un trabajador de una procesadora de piña. El desea poder obtener un prestamo por quinientos mil colones exactos (¢500.000) con el fin de comprara una motocicleta para poder transportarse a su trabajo. para el es de gran importancia este prestamo ya que le ayudara con las necesidades de transporte diario.

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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.

About Costa Rica

  • $12,900
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,661,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 499.4
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Carlos to buy a motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 29, 2014