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Isaac is a young 26-year-old. He works for a private firm and wants to use his weekends to offer private taxi services because he needs to increase his income. He’s asking for a one-million colon (¢1.000.000) loan to buy a car to reach his objective.
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Isaac es un joven de 26 años de edad , trabaja en una empresa privada y los fines de semana los quiere aprovechar ofreciendo el servicio de taxi privado, ya que necesita aumentar sus ingresos, está solicitando un crédito por un millón de colones (¢1.000.000) para comprar un carro y lograr su objetivo.

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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
  • 11
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,719,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 500.3
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Isaac to buy a taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2013
Jul 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015