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Johnny is a hardworking young person. He has currently made an effort to plant pineapple. He needs to purchase more fertilizer and to pay for the process of collecting the pineapples. He is requesting a loan of 1,000,000 colones to purchase the necessary items. With this, he will be able to sell his products and therefore help his family with the income that they need.
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Johnny es un joven muy luchador, el actualmente ha hecho grandes esfuerzos por sembrar piña. el necesita comprar mas abono y pagar el proceso de recolección de la piña, por lo que necesita un préstamo de un millón de colones (1.000.000) para comprar lo necesario. con esto va a poder vender el producto y así ayudar a su familia con los ingresos que tanto necesitan.

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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
  • 9
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,502,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.1
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Johnny to purchase fertilizer for his pineapple crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2013
Sep 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 28, 2015