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Aracelly is a determined young lady. She is currently completing her university studies but because her family doesn't have a lot of money, she has not been able to buy all of her school supplies, like text books and a computer. She is asking for a loan that she will use to continue her studies.
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Aracelly es una joven luchadora, actualmente esta realizando sus estudios universitarios, pero por falta de dinero en su familia no ha podido comprar los utensilios necesarios para estudiar como los libros de texto y una computadora. Ella solicita un préstamo por seiscientos mil colones (600.000), lo cual le facilitará seguir estudiando.

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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
  • 3
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,816,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.4
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Aracelly purchase text books and a computer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2016