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Esperanza’s an enterprising woman. She has much experience as a milk and dairy products producer. She needs a one-million-thirty-five-thousand colones (1,035,000) loan to buy two more dairy cows to increase milk production. She knows that having more cows means a greater sacrifice and more work will be demanded from her but she’s happy for the opportunity. With this, she will improve hers and her family’s quality of life.
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Esperanza es una señora emprendedora, tiene mucha experiencia en la producción de leche y productos lácteos. necesita de un préstamo de un millón treinta y cinco mil de colones (1.035.000) para comprar dos vacas lecheras más y así aumentar la producción de leche. Ella sabe que contar con mas vacas es un mayor sacrificio y demandará más trabajo pero esta muy feliz por la oportunidad. Con esto mejorará su calidad de vida y la de su familia

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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

  • $11,100
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $4,022,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.2
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $2,075 helped Esperanza to buy dairy cows.
49% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: