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Esmilce is from the city of Villarrica. She is 28 years old, and she is married to Mario. They live in their own house with their two children.

She tells us that she has a place where she sells meat at the Mercado Municipal Numero 2 in the city of Villarrica. Her husband is the one who buys the sheep to slaughter and later sell. Thanks to the arduous work the two of them do they are able to support their household and their children.

Esmilce’s and Mario’s wish is to always strive for a better future, which will help their children. Esmilce turns to the Fundación and Kiva in order to buy the animals and to later be able to slaughter them. She is grateful to the Funación for the opportunity it is giving her.
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La Señora Esmilce es de la ciudad de Villarrica, tiene 28 años de edad, está casada con el Sr Mario, viven en casa propia con sus 2 hijos.
Nos comenta que tiene un local de venta de carne dentro del Mercado Municipal Numero 2 de la ciudad de Villarrica. Su marido es el que compra los animales vacunos para la faena y la posterior venta. Gracias al arduo trabajo que hacen los dos, pueden mantener la casa y a los hijos. El deseo de Esmilce y Mario es siempre luchar por un futuro mejor, y de esa forma ayudar a sus hijos.
Esmilce acude a la fundación y kiva para la compra de animales vacunos para después poder faenarlos. Agradece a la fundación por la oportunidad que le da.

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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
  • 23
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,435,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,435.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Esmilce to buy sheep to slaughter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012