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Carolina
Carolina lives with her family in the north of Costa Rica. In order to help support her family, she decided one year ago to sell clothing out of her home. This activity has been very well-received in her community. The demand for her products has increased during this season, and she needs to buy merchandise in order to fulfill her customers' orders.

For this reason, she is seeking a loan of one million and forty colones, which she hopes will help her to reach her goals.
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Carolina vive con su familia al norte del país, y con el objetivo de colaborar con los gastos del hogar , decidió desde hace un año vender ropa a domicilio, actividad que ha sido muy acogida por las comunidades vecinas , la demanda de este producto aumentó en esta época y ella necesita comprar mercadería para cumplir con los pedidos de sus clientes, por lo que solicita un crédito de un millón cuarenta mil colones
(¢1.040.000), con lo que espera salir adelante.

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More information about this loan

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

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,311,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 500.2
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $2,100 helped Carolina to buy clothes for resale.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2012
Listed
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 28, 2015