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Mirtha
Mirtha is from Concepción where she has a small general store and she also sells used clothing. She tells us that thanks to the variety that she always has, things are going well because she could develop a good customer base.

She is a hard-working woman who, along with her husband, Eusebio, sacrifices every day by struggling to get ahead so that they have a better future. They have three children who are in primary school and high school. Mirtha tells us that the reason she works tirelessly is for her children.
She is requesting a loan to buy sugar, rice, noodles, breads, beans and more staples. She is very appreciative for the help from Kiva’s and The Paraguayan Foundation for this growth opportunity for herself and her family.
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La Sra. Mirtha es de la ciudad de Concepción. Ella tiene su pequeña despensa y también tiene ventas de ropas usadas. Nos comenta que gracias a la variedad que siempre tiene le va muy bien, puesto que ya pudo formarse una buena clientela.
Ella es una señora muy sacrificada, trabajadora que día a día está luchando con su marido el señor Eusebio para salir adelante y de esa forma poder tener un futuro mejor. Esta familia está compuesta por la pareja y sus tres hijos quienes todos ya van en la escuela y en el colegio. Mirtha nos comenta que sus hijos son la razón de ser de ellos, y es por estos que luchan incansablemente.
Ella solicita el crédito para comprar azúcar, arroz, fideo, panificados, legumbres y demás artículos de primera necesidad. Ella está muy agradecida por la ayuda de kiva y de fundación paraguaya, por esta oportunidad de crecimiento que le da a ella y a su familia.

Additional Information

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
  • 82
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,492,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,500.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Mirtha to buy staples to sell later.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 20, 2012
Listed
Feb 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013