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Maria is a widow who has children. She has a general store and butcher's shop in her own premises. She says that she started out with a small stall, a fast food business and vegetable sales. She always dreamed of having larger premises so that she could have her own general store and butcher's shop.

Maria has a lot of customers which motivates her to continue working hard every day in order to make progress. She is a very honest, unassuming, hard-working woman but, above all, she is very responsible.

Maria is requesting a loan to buy drinks, food, dairy products, meat, greens, vegetables, and other products that she needs to stock her business so that she can continue working.
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La señora Maria es viuda, con hijos, es dueña de Despensa y Carnicería, en su propio local. Según la señora empezó con una pequeña casilla un copetín y ventas de verduras, siempre soñaba de poder tener un local más amplio para poder tener su propia despensa y equipar su carnicería.
Cuenta con muchos clientes lo que cada día le motiva para seguir luchando para salir adelante, es una señora muy honesta trabajadora humilde y por sobre todo muy responsable.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de bebidas, comestibles, lácteos, carnes, verduras, hortalizas y demás insumos necesarios para poder surtir su local y de esa forma 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
  • 71
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,479,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,260.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Maria to buy products for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 29, 2012
Mar 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013