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Nidia
Nidia, 45, is has been married for 26 years to Jorge, 45. They have two children. The oldest is 25 years old, married and living independently. Her 18-year-old son is in the final year of high school. His parents hope that he will continue on to college when he completes this school year.

Nidia has sold clothes and notions for the last 13 years. Her business is located in a commercial room in her own house. All her sales are on credit and she goes out to collect weekly, bi-weekly and monthly. When she goes out her son watches the store. Her husband is employed as a driver and they all contribute to meet family expenses.

She is asking for this loan to buy pants, t-shirts, shirts, underwear, jeans, jackets, coats and other items for fall-winter to sell in her store and thus offer more variety to her customers and have the opportunity to increase her income.
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La Sra. Nidia de 45 años de edad está casada hace 26 años con el Sr. Jorge de 45 años de edad; la pareja tiene dos hijos, la mayor de 25 años ya está casada y vive en forma independiente y su otro hijo de 18 años está cursando el último año de la secundaria y la idea de los padres es que su hijo continúe una carrera universitaria cuando culmine su estudio a fin de año.
La Sra. Nidia se dedica a este negocio de ropería y mercería hace 13 años, su negocio tiene en su propia casa en un salón comercial, sus ventas la realiza todas a crédito y luego sale a cobrar en forma semanal, quincenal y mensual. Mientras sale, su negocio es atendido por su hijo, su esposo trabaja como empleado, es chofer, todos aportan para llevar adelante los gastos de la unidad familiar.
Solicita este préstamo para la compra de pantalones, remeras, camisas, ropa interior, vaqueros, camperas y otros abrigos de la temporada otoño, invierno, artículos que los comercializará en su negocio, así ofrecer más variedad a sus clientes y tener la posibilidad de aumentar sus ingresos.

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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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 54
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $29,494,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,980.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Nidia to buy seasonal clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 20, 2011
Listed
May 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2012