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Angela is 64 years old and has been married for 48 years to Mr. Georginio, who is 72 years old. They have three children, all grown, and all have already formed their own families.

Mrs. Angela has had this business for 32 years. It is a grocery store and butcher shop that she manages. Her husband is engaged in the fattening of cattle and together they help to maintain the family's expenses so that they can live in dignity.

Angela is requesting this loan to buy flour, sugar, noodles, rice, sweets, meat, coal and other items that she will make available to her customers. She gives thanks for the help that she is receiving from Kiva and the Paraguayan Foundation (Fundación paraguaya).
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La Sra. Angela de 64 años de edad está casada hace 48 años con el señor Georginio de 72 años de edad, el matrimonio tiene tres hijos todos mayores de edad y cada uno ya formó su propio hogar.
La señora Angela tiene este negocio desde hace 32 años , es una despensa y carnicería que es administrada por ella, su marido se dedica al engorde de ganado y juntos se ayudan a llevar adelante los gastos familiares y que puedan vivir dignamente.
Solicita este préstamo para la compra de harina, azúcar, fideos, arroz, golosinas, carnes, carbón y otros artículos que pondrá a disposición de sus clientes. Agradece por la ayuda que está recibiendo de Kiva y fundación paraguaya.

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
  • 102
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,366,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,480.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Angela to buy flour, sugar, noodles, rice, sweets, meat, coal and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013