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Eloisa
Eloisa is a widow who has 4 grown children, one of whom is working in another country. She is a dressmaker who has a small sewing workshop where she works hard every day.

She started in this line of work with a friend who taught her how to sew. Her eldest son helped her with his work to buy her machines, and her daughter, who is now outside the country, helped her to build her workshop. She also used to work with a friend, and in this way she saved some money to help her son gather the money. Now she is a professional in her work. She works making all types of garments.

She is requesting a loan to buy fabric, thread, buttons, sewing needles and other supplies so that she can continue to work and fill her customer's orders. She thanks Kiva and the Fundacion Paraguaya for the opportunity she is receiving, because it will be a great help to her.
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La señora Eloísa es viuda tiene cuatro hijos mayores una de ellas está trabajando en otro país. Ella es costurera tiene un pequeño taller de costura, donde trabaja todos los días duramente.
Ella se inicio en este trabajo con una amiga que le enseño a trabajar como costurera. Su hijo mayor le ayudo con su trabajo a comprar sus maquinas, y su hija que está en el extranjero a construir para su taller, ella también trabajaba con una amiga y así junto un poco de dinero para ayudar a su hijo a juntar la plata. Hoy día ella es una profesional en su trabajo trabaja con confecciones de todo tipo de prendas de vestir.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de telas, hilos, botones, agujas y demás insumos para poder seguir trabajando y cumpliendo con los pedidos de sus clientes. Agradece a Kiva y a fundación paraguaya por la oportunidad que está recibiendo, pues le será de mucha ayuda.

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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
  • 50
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $29,518,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,560.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Eloisa to buy fabric, thread, buttons, sewing needles and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 25, 2012
Listed
Jun 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 17, 2013