She seeks better opportunities for her family. She decided to join the group of coffee exporters in her community. To do so, she will plant 3 hectares of coffee and needs a ₡594 000 (five-hundred ninety-four thousand colones) loan to buy manure, fertilizer and to pay labor costs to guarantee the quality of the plants she will transplant.
She is a member of the Las Bonitas communal bank, one of EDESA’s 110 communal banks.
En busca de mejores opciones para su familia, decidió unirse al grupo de productores de café para exportación de la comunidad. Por lo que va a sembrar 3 hectáreas de café, y para eso ocupa un préstamo de ₡594 000 (quinientos noventa y cuatro mil colones) para la compra de abono, fertilizante y pagar mano de obra, todo necesario para garantizar la calidad de su almacigo.
Ella es socia de la Empresa de Crédito Comunal Las Bonitas, una de las 110 empresas de credito comunal socias de EDESA
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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.
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