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Maria is married, has 2 daughters and lives in her own house in the city of Encarnación. She owns a food stall, where she has worked for more than 3 years.

Maria tells us that her sales are good because the dishes she makes are very good quality. She already has a firm clientele, which helps her daily income. Her goal is to continue working in order to continue helping her family.

She is requesting the loan to buy ingredients for her food stall, like bakery items, vegetables, seasoning and other. She is grateful to the Paraguayan Foundation and Kiva for the very beneficial help she’s about to receive.
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La Sra Maria es casada tiene 2 hijas, vive en casa que con mucho esfuerzo tiene en la ciudad de Encarnación. Ella es dueña de un local de ventas de comidas en donde trabaja hace más de 3 años.
Maria comenta que tiene muy buena venta, ya que los platillos que se venden en su local son de muy buena calidad. Ya ha logrado formarse una clientela muy bien definida, lo que la ayuda con los ingresos del día a día. Su meta es seguir trabajando y de esa forma poder continuar ayudando a su familia.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de insumos necesarios para su establecimiento de comida, como ser panificados, hortalizas, aderezos, y demás. Agradece, pues la ayuda de la fundación paraguaya y de Kiva le será muy beneficiosa.

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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
  • 55
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,644,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,250.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Maria buy bakery items, vegetables, seasoning and other.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013