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Sunilda V. D. I., age 43, is married to Alvino I.. They have two sons, Emanuel and Sergio; they go to high school. They have a daughter, Mercedes, who is in seventh graD..

She is a nurse and a merchant. She has a business in her house in the Santa Lucia neighborhood in the city of Colonel Oviedo. When she was very young she worked as a nurse in a private sanitarium in the city. With the money they gave her as compensation when she left she was able to equip a small pharmacy in her home.

A short while after, and with great effort, she began to win customers. She takes blood pressures and gives injections and first aid to her neighbors and friends.

As the years passed and her husband became ill, they had to sell his taxi and invest in her business. This way she was able to expand her business. She currently manages it with her husband and their children.

Sunilda is grateful to the Fundación Paraguaya and Kiva for the support. Thanks to this loan she was able to buy more products like noodles, cookies, milk, yogurt, flour, rice, soft drinks, syrup, injectables, syringes, analgesics, tooth paste, sweets, and coffee, etc. She did this to be able to keep offering her customers good quality basic needs products.
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La Sra. Sunilda V. D. I. tiene 43 años D. edad, esta casada con el Sr. Alvino I., tienen 2 hijos varones Emanuel y Sergio que están cursando la secundaria, y una nena llamada Mercedes que esta en el septimo grado.
Ella es D. profesión enfermera y comerciante. Tiene un negocio en su casa en el barrio Santa Lucia D. la ciudad D. Cnel. Oviedo.
Ella trabajó desD. muy joven como enfermera en un sanatorio privado D. la ciudad, y con el dinero que le dieron como indemnizacion al salir D. allí pudo habilitar una pequeña farmacia en su domicilio, D. a poco y con mucho esfuerzo comenzó a ganar clientela realizando toma D. presiones, aplicación D. inyecciones y primeros auxilios a vecinos y amigos, con el correr D. los años y como su marido enfermo tuvieron que vender su auto taxi donD. trabajaba él e invirtió en su negocio, D. esa forma pudo ampliarlo, y actualmente lo maneja con su marido y sus hijos.
La Sra. Sunilda agradece a la Fundación Paraguaya y a Kiva por el apoyo y gracias a este crédito pudo comprar mas productos como fideos, galletitas, leches, yogurt, harina, arroz gaseosa, jarabes, inyectables, geringas, analgesicos, pasta dental, golosinas, café, etc. para poder D. esa forma seguir brindando a su clientela productos D. primera necesidad y D. buena calidad.

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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
  • 43
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,435,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,755.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Sunilda buy flour, meat, chicken, soft drinks, noodles, rice, sugar, dairy products, sweets, powdered soap, coffee, and toothpaste, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011