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Mrs. Marta A. is from the city of Carapeguá, Barrió Santa Margarita. She has a teenage son of school age.

Marta sells clothing and other hand-crafted products like comforters, bedspreads, blankets, and ponchos. She has been doing this work for several years in the Carapeguá area and neighboring areas. She says that she has several customers and that this work earns her a good amount of money, and this helps her to increase her income.

She is also a domestic worker, a job which helps her to earn more income since her son is studying in secondary school, and she needs the economic resources so he can complete his studies.

With this loan she will buy comforters, bedspreads, ponchos, blankets and other items.
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La Sra. Marta A. es de la ciudad de Carapeguá, Barrió Santa Margarita, tiene un hijo adolecente en edad escolar.

Marta es vendedora de ropas y otros productos artesanales como edredones, colchas, mantas, ponchos, hace varios años que realiza este trabajo por la zona de Carapeguá y compañías vecinas, comenta que tiene varios clientes y este trabajo le genera buen ingreso y esto le ayuda a aumentar su ingreso.

También es empleada doméstica, trabajo que la ayuda a obtener otro ingreso ya que su hijo se encuentra estudiando en el colegio y requiere de recurso económico para ir terminando sus estudios.

Con el crédito obtenido comprará edredones, colchas, ponchos, mantas y otros.

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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

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,578,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,725.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Marta purchase comforters, bedspreads, ponchos, blankets and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2010
Aug 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011