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Adolfina
Adolfina P. Rojas is 44 years old. She's a widow and has three children who live with her in the house that she owns.

Adolfina owns a small shop where she sells drinks, that she opened after her husband passed away. Since then, the business has been the only income of her family. She is a hard worker. She has to purchase all her items at the wholesale food market without any help. She is also a quiniela bookie. When she's not at home, her children are in charge of her business.

Since 2006, Adolfina has been working with Fundación Paraguaya and she tells us that thanks to the loans she has received she has been able to build her sales shop and provide a better service for her customers. The loan she’s requesting now will be used to purchase beer, soft drinks, wine, spirits and cigarettes to take advantage of the holiday season.

Her greastest dream is to expand her business and attrack more customers.
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La señora Adolfina P. Rojas Tiene 44 años de edad es viuda tiene 3 hijos y vive con ellos en su casa propia.

Doña Adolfina es dueña de un pequeño negocio de ventas de bebidas que formo después de quedarse viuda, desde entonces su negocio es el sostén de la familia, es una persona muy sacrificada por que ella misma va en busca de sus mercaderías las que las compra del mercado de abasto, también es levantadora de quinielas, cuando ella no esta en su casa el negocio es atendido por sus hijos quienes le ayuda.

Desde el año 2006 la Sra Adolfina esta trabajando con la Fundación Paraguaya y comenta ella que gracias a los créditos recibidos pudo construir su salón de ventas para mejor atención a sus clientes.

El préstamo que esta solicitando es para la compra de mas cervezas, gaseosas, cañas, vinos y cigarrillos ya que se están aproximando las fiestas de fin de año.

Su mayor sueño es que su negocio siga creciendo y asi tener mas clientelas.

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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.

About Paraguay

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,281,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,638.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Adolfina purchase beer, soft drinks, wine, spirits and cigarettes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 23, 2009
Listed
Dec 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2010