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Mariela’s the mother of two children. Her work consists in providing delivery service for several businesses especially fast-food sales. She works with a leased motorcycle and needs to buy one of her won which is why she’s requesting a loan for one-million colones (¢1.000.000). By purchasing a motorcycle her income will rise because her goal is to cover more zones where she can offer her services all weeklong.
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Mariela es madre de dos niños, su trabajo consiste en dar servicio express a varios comercios , principalmente los de venta de comida rápida, trabaja con una motocicleta alquilada, requiere comprar una propia, para esto está solicitando un crédito por un millón de colones (¢1.000.000)con la compra de la motocicleta obtendrá mayores ingresos ya que su meta es abarcar más zonas donde pueda ofrecer sus servicios durante toda la semana.

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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
  • 500.7
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Mariela to buy a motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 4, 2014