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Señora Célida, aged 33, is married and the mother of three children. She sells all kinds of clothes. She began her activity more than three years ago, thanks to financial support from her husband. Currently, she owns a prosperous business. The daily income from it enables her to pay the school fees for her two daughters, one of 10 years and one of 13.

Célida sells her merchandise in a large room in her house. She sells clothes for men, women and children, such as T-shirts, shirts, dresses and suits.

One of her greatest desires is to make her own clothes for sale, since she is quite knowledgeable about haute couture, after having learnt the skill at previous workplaces. She thanks the microfinance institution Fundación Paraguaya for the provided opportunity.
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La señora Celida de 33 años de edad, está casada y tiene tres hijos, se dedica a la comercialización de todo tipo de prendas de vestir hace más de 3 años, empezó gracias a la ayuda crediticia de su cónyuge.
Actualmente cuenta con un negocio próspero, gracias a sus ingresos diarios puede solventar los gastos escolares de sus dos niñas, una de 10 años y otra de 13 años.
La venta de sus mercaderías lo realiza desde su casa, para lo cual cuenta con un salón bien amplio, vende prendas de vestir para caballeros, damas y niños como remeras, camisas, vestidos.
Uno de sus mayores anhelos es de confeccionar sus propias prendas para posterior venta, ya que ella posee conocimiento sobre alta costura que aprendió de trabajos anteriores. Desde ya agradece a Fundación Paraguaya por la oportunidad brindada.

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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
  • 24
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,435,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,980.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Célida to buy clothes for men, women and children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2011
May 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011