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Maria Teresa
María Teresa is a 46 years old businesswoman and is married to 43 year old Jorge who works as an employee in the Itauguá National Hospital and with whom she has 3 children: 28 year old Ramon, 17 year old Marilyn who is finishing 3rd year of computer studies, and 15 year old Marcos who is completing his first year in media studies.

María Teresa has a small snack bar where a number of interesting clients gather daily. She opened her business a little over a year ago as her husband’s income didn’t completely cover the household expenses and the children’s schooling expenses.

With great effort and help from the entire family she has able to be successful and today she has her snack bar where she works with the objective of improving the quality of life for her family. She seeks a loan to buy an electric stove where she will be able to make all kinds of dishes, in addition to stock her business with beverages and food items in general.
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La señora María Teresa de 46 años de edad es comerciante y está casada con la Sr. Jorge de 43 años de edad quien trabaja como empleado en el Hospital Nacional de Itauguá y con quien tuvo 3 hijos: Ramón de 28 años, Marilyn de 17 años, quien se encuentra cursando el tercer año técnico en informática, y Marcos de 15 años quien cursa el primer año de la Media.
María Teresa cuenta con un copetín que hoy día reúne a una cantidad interesante de clientes.
Comenta que abrió su negocio hace un poco más de un año ya que los ingresos de su marido no alcanzaban para cubrir los gastos de la casa y los estudios de sus hijos.
Con mucho esfuerzo y la ayuda de toda su familia pudo salir adelante y hoy en día cuenta con un copetín donde la misma trabaja con el objetivo de mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.
En esta oportunidad solicita un préstamo para la compra de un horno eléctrico en donde podrá hornear todo tipo de alimentos, además de surtir mejor su negocio en cuanto a bebidas y otros alimentos en General.

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About Fundación Paraguaya

Fundación Paraguaya is a financially self-sustaining social enterprise that promotes entrepreneurship in urban and rural areas through microfinance, education programs, and more. Its focus on agriculture has helped many farmers boost their crop yields. And a number of other borrowers have taken out loans to start and grow social businesses that have helped deliver eyeglasses, medicines and other helpful services in their local communities.

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  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 56
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,760,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,040.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Teresa buy an electric stove and merchandise such as meat, soda pop, beer, and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 22, 2009
Listed
May 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2010