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Maria Graciela
Maria is from Santaní, single, and has one daughter. She has a small pantry where she works everyday. Her day begins in the early hours everyday. She goes to the market to buy fresh produce to offer her customers.

Her business helps her a lot, as it is known in the neighborhood and has many customers. Her dream is to one day have a small supermarket where she can offer her customers more variety and in this way attract more people. All the effort is for her daughter; to give her a better lifestyle than she herself had. She wants to give her a good education and a decent and dignified life.

She requests the loan to buy food, beverages, dairy, baked goods, and more, which she will stock to meet her customers’ demand. She thanks the Foundation for the opportunity, since getting a loan will help her business a lot.
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La señora Maria es de la ciudad de Santaní, ella es soltera, y tiene una hija. Ella tiene una pequeña despensa en la que trabaja todos los días. Comenta que todos los días su jornada empieza a tempranas horas. Va al mercado y compra los productos frescos para ofrecer a sus clientes.
Dice que su negocio la ayuda mucho, pues es conocida en el barrio y tiene mucha clientela. Uno de sus sueños es poder tener alguna día un pequeño supermercado donde pueda ofrecer mayor variedad a sus clientes y de esa forma poder atraer a más personas. Comenta que todo el esfuerzo que hace es por su hija, para darle un estilo de vida diferente al que ella tuvo, quiere darle una buena educación y una vida digna y decorosa.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de comestibles, bebidas, lácteos, panificados y otros, con lo cual podrá abastecerse y cumplir con la demanda de sus clientes. Agradece a la Fundación por la oportunidad que esta le da, pues de obtener el crédito le será de mucha ayuda en su negocio.

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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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $27,441,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,930.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Maria Graciela buy food, beverages, dairy, and baked goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 10, 2011
Listed
Oct 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012