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Rosibel is an exemplary mother who works hard to give her children a good quality of life. She sells clothing in a shop that she created in her house, and has a large number of customers who have motivated her to move ahead with this business. He efforts have resulted in an increased number of customers, for which she needs a larger inventory in order to meet their needs. She is requesting a loan of four hundred thousand colones (400,000) to buy merchandise and supply her business.
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Rosibel es una madre ejemplar, trabaja fuertemente para darle a sus hijos una buena calidad de vida, ella vende ropa en un local que acondicionó en su casa y ya tiene una importante cantidad de clientes que le impulsan a seguir adelante con este negocio, su esfuerzo ha hecho que su clientela aumente y por eso necesita tener un amplio surtido de mercadería para satisfacer las necesidades de sus clientes. Solicita un crédito por cuatrocientos mil colones (¢400.000)para comprar mercadería y surtir su negocio.

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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
  • 10
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,502,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 500.6
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Rosibel to buy clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 28, 2015