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Asunción is 47 years old and is married to 32-year-old Pedro, with whom she has four children who are 27, 25, 11 and 7 years old. They all live at their older children’s house; they work and contribute to the household. Their two younger children are in school. Pedro is a lathe operator and works independently, as he has his own workshop.

Asunción runs a restaurant where she serves all the personnel, drivers and security guards from a transportation company in the area. She mentions that she gets up very early to prepare the set menu for the day, as it requires a great deal of work. She says that she is very happy with her job since it allows her to help with the household expenses.

She is requesting the loan for the purchase of ingredients to make food for the restaurant, such as meat, dairy products, vegetables and other items. She is grateful to Fundación Paraguaya for the opportunity provided to her, since receiving the loan will be of great help.

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La señora Asunción D. 47 años D. edad, está casada con el Señor Pedro hace 32 años, con quien tiene 4 hijos D. 27, 25, 11 y 7 años respectivamente, todos viven en la casa D. los hijos mayores, trabajan y aportan en la casa y los dos hijos menores estudian en la escuela. El señor Pedro es Tornero, trabaja en forma independiente, posee su propio taller.
La señora Asunción tiene a su cargo la explotación D. un comedor en donD. da D. comer a todos los personales, choferes, y guardia D. seguridad D. una empresa D. transporte D. la zona. Ella comenta que se levanta a muy tempranas horas del día para preparar los menús del día, ya que implica un gran trabajo. Comenta que está muy feliz con su trabajo, pues por medio D. esto pueD. ayudar con los gastos D. la casa.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra D. los ingredientes para la elaboración D. los alimentos del comedor, como ser carnes, lácteos, hortalizas y demás. Agradece a la Fundación por la oportunidad que esta le brinda, pues D. obtener el crédito le será D. gran ayuda.

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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
  • $31,492,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,890.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Asunción to buy ingredients such as meat, vegetables, dairy products and other items to prepare meals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012