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Fulvia G. is a single mother with four older children who work independently. They all live together in their own home.

For the past 10 years, Fulvia has worked as a butcher in the municipal market of the city where she lives, which generates good income. She has formed a strong clientele. In addition, she has good business and personal references. She is considered a very hard-working and well-loved person in her neighborhood.

Her goal is to build a commercial space in her home in order to be able to sell from her house and thereby generate a greater profit margin. This would also lead to improved quality of life.

The credit obtained would be used for the expansion of her home and the construction of a commercial space.

Translated from Spanish by Debra Faszer-McMahon, Kiva Volunteer.

Fulvia G. es madre soltera, tiene 4 hijos todos mayores de edad que trabajan en forma independiente. Viven todos juntos en su casa propia.

La Señora Fulvia desde hace 10 años se dedica a la venta de menudencias, en el mercado municipal de la ciudad donde vive, que le genera buenos ingresos. Cuenta con una muy buena clientela formada. Aparte tiene buenas referencias comerciales y personales, debido a ser una persona muy trabajadora y querida en su barrio.

Su meta es construir un salón comercial en su domicilio para poder realizar las ventas desde su casa y así generar mayor margen de ganancias y mejorar su estilo de vida.

El crédito obtenido será destinado a la ampliación de su casa, la construcción de un salón comercial.

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
  • 122
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,712.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Fulvia expansion of her home, construction of a commercial space.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2008
Dec 29, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 19, 2009