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Señorita Laura is 19 years old and single. She lives with her grandmother in the city of Carapeguá. She is a student and her grandmother pays for her studies. Since it is very expensive she decided to start a small business so she can help with her education expenses. This is how she started her clothing sales business. Now she has a good customer base and needs to buy more clothing so she can stock her business to attract more customers and increase her income. Thanks to her hard work, she is now expanding her sales business and as a result, is able to maintain a good clientele.

She is requesting a loan to buy clothing such as pants, shirts, t-shirts and other things. She is grateful for the help from Kiva and Fundación Paraguaya. She wants to continue to grow and to be a great entrepreneur.
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La señorita Laura tiene 19 años de edad es soltera y vive con su abuela en la ciudad de Carapeguá. Ella es estudiante, su abuela le paga sus estudio y como el estudio es muy caro decidió emprender un pequeño negocio y así poder ayudarla a con los gastos de su estudio. Fue así que decidió iniciar un negocio de venta de ropas. Hoy en día ya tiene una buena clientela formada y necesita comprar más prendas para que de esa forma abastecerse y atraer a más clientes y así aumentar su ingreso. Gracias a su trabajo y esfuerzo ahora está ampliando su negocio de ventas y así mantener la buena clientela.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de prendas como ser pantalón, camisa, remera y otros. Agradece por la ayuda de Kiva y de Fundación paraguaya, pues ella quiere seguir creciendo y poder ser una gran microempresaria.

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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
  • 132
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,500.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Laura purchase clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013