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Ramona is 47 years old, has been married for 18 years, and has 4 grown children. For more than 20 years, Ramona has been weaving handmade blankets and tablecloths. She herself sells them, since most of her children live in the capital. She travels once a month, and her products are very profitable for her. Thanks to her work and efforts, she was able to provide her children will all the necessary comforts and an education. She requests this loan to buy threads and dyes to make hammocks, as they are in great demand by her customers during this season.
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Doña Ramona tiene 47 años de edad está casada hace 18 años, tiene 4 hijos ya mayores de edad.
La señora Ramona hace más de 20 años que se dedica a tejer frazadas y manteles artesanales, ella misma se encarga de venderlos ya que la mayoría de sus hijos viven por la capital, viaja una vez al mes y le resulta muy rentable su producto.
Gracias a su trabajo y esfuerzo pudo brindarles a sus hijos todas las comodidades y a la vez hacerles estudiar.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de hilos y color para tejer hamacas ya que en ésta temporada lo solicitan mucho sus clientes.

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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
  • 86
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,419,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,700.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Ramona to purchase colored threads and fabric dyes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2010
Nov 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011