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Juana Francisca
Juana Francisca is from Carapeguá. She is 46 years old, married, and has 4 children: 2 are grown up and 2 are still dependent on her. She owns her own home.

Juana has been working as a traveling saleswoman for more than 10 years. She has two large looms for weaving bedspreads. She makes these for other sellers but also sells some herself in other towns. She also sells other items depending on her customers.

Through this work, Juana makes a stable income. She has 50 regular customers in the towns where she sells her products.

Juana is requesting a loan from Fundación Paraguaya to buy another loom so that she can make more of her products and thereby make more profits.
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La Sra. Juana Francisca es de Carapeguá, es casada y tiene 46 años, tiene 4 hijos de los cuales 2 son menores y 2 ya independizados, cuenta con casa propia.
La Sra. Juana se dedica como vendedora ambulante de ropa hace más de 10 años; se dedica a este trabajo ya que cuenta con 2 telares grandes para tejer colchas, lo cual fabrica para otros vendedores y a la vez los comercializa por cuenta propia en otras ciudades. Cabe destacar que comercializa también varios otros artículos dependiendo de su clientela.
Cuenta con un ingreso estable mediante este trabajo.
Cuenta con 50 clientes activos por las ciudades donde comercializa sus productos.
Solicita el crédito con la Fundación Paraguaya para compra de otro telar de modo que obtenga una mayor producción y ganancia.

Additional Information

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
  • 132
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,575.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Juana Francisca to buy fixed assets and clothes (t-shirts, shorts, pants, shirts, etc.).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2011
Feb 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012