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Mrs Beti is married. She buys recyclable materials, transforms them, and sells them as finished products. For example, she makes iron tables, decorations from plastic bottles, plastic purses, and other items. Her business is located in Ciudad del Este.
Taking into account the aspects of increasing living quality through recycling and the good price of her products, she makes a good income from her sales. She tells us that she is very proud of what she does as it is a dignified and honest work. She says that everything she does is to give her family a better lifestyle, and so that they don't have to experience the same problems that she has had. She describes herself as a very responsible person who has obligations and a desire to make progress.
She is requesting this loan for the purchase and re-sale of recyclable items. This will be a great help for her. She thanks the Fundacion for the opportunity with which they are providing her.
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La Señora Beti está casada, ella se dedica a la compra de materiales reciclables, los cuales los transforma y los vende como productos terminados. A modo de ejemplo de estos productos, son veladores de hierro, adornos de botellas de plástico, bolsos de plásticos, entre otros. Su negocio está ubicado en Ciudad del Este, en un lugar muy estratégico.
Teniendo en cuenta los aspectos en cuanto a mejorar el nivel de vida a través del reciclaje y el adecuado precio de sus productos, tienen un buen ingreso a través de sus ventas. Comenta que está muy orgullosa de lo que hace puesto que es un trabajo digno y honesto. Dice que todo lo que hace es por darle a su familia un mejor estilo de vida y para que ellos no tengan que atravesar por los mismos inconvenientes que ella. Se define como persona muy responsable con sus compromisos y con ansias de progreso.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra y reventa de artículos reciclables, lo cual le será de mucha ayuda. Agradece a la Fundación por la oportunidad que le brinda.

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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
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,516,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,860.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Beti to purchase and resell recyclable articles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2012