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Emidia
Emidia is 41 and has a small stand of food and drinks in the municipal market of her city. She started this business a year ago, selling empanadas and soft drinks, and now offers other snacks, preparing dishes for lunch such as soups and pasta. She supports two adolescents who are students, aged 19 and 21, and her husband works as a policeman.
Emidia is pleased that her sales help with household expenses and lighten her and her husband's financial burdens. She seeks to grow her business and for this reason seeks credit to buy stock of drinks such as beer, soft drinks, juices, etc. to expand the variety of her store. She is very grateful for this opportunity to continue her work.
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La señora Emidia tiene 41 años de edad, tiene un pequeño puesto de ventas de comestibles y bebidas en el mercado municipal de su ciudad, había iniciado el negocio hace más de un año, vendiendo primeramente empanadas y gaseosas, actualmente además de otras minutas, prepara comidas para el almuerzo como guisos y tallarines. Tienen dos hijos adolescentes estudiantes uno de 19 años y otro de 21 años, y nos cuenta que su esposo es policía.
Ella comenta que gracias a este puesto ella ha podido ayudar a su marido con los gastos de la casa, y de esa forma hacer un poco más ligera la carga. Ella desea poder seguir creciendo y es por ello que solicita el crédito, para la compra de bebidas, como ser: cervezas, gaseosas, jugos, etc.lo cual le servirá para poder surtir su negocio. Está muy agradecida por la oportunidad que está recibiendo, de poder seguir trabajando.

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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
  • 134
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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 $550 helped Emidia to buy beer, soft drinks and juices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 17, 2012
Listed
Feb 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013