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María De Los Angeles
Maria de los Angeles is an enterprising woman and her main priority is to get her daughter ahead. She takes care of all the household expenses and her daughter’s education in her top priority. She is asking for this loan of one million Colones (¢1.000.000) so she can buy diverse merchandise and stock her grocery store so she can improve her customer service. Her goal is to increase her number of customers and, of course, her earnings.
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María de los Angeles es una mujer emprededora y su mayor prioridad es sacar adelante a su hija, ella tiene a su cargo todos los gastos del hogar y los estudios de su hija son su preferencia. Está solicitando un millón de colones (¢1.000.000) para comprar mercadería diversa y surtir su tienda de abarrotes para mejorar el servicio al cliente. Su finalidad es aumentar clientela y por supuesto sus ingresos.

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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
  • 499.6
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,025 helped María De Los Angeles to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 5, 2013
May 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 4, 2014