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Justina
Sra. Justina lives in the city of Villa Elisa. She is 49 years old and works at home in a sewing workshop together with her two adult children. In addition she has 15 employees who depend on her.

Justina notes that she has been working since she was very young because she came from the interior of the country eager to get ahead and succeed. She began working in different sewing workshops because almost all of her family engaged in that work. Then she worked with her sister in a workshop near her house for almost 15 years before deciding to open a small workshop in her home. She began by buying two industrial machines and then continued growing. By virtue of her work she is getting ahead and helping her family.

She is requesting a loan to buy parts for her machines so that she will be able to continue working and meeting her customers’ demands while at the same time helping her family.
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La Sra. Justina viven en la ciudad de Villa Elisa, tiene 49 años, trabaja en su casa en un taller de costura, junto a sus 2 hijos mayores, además tiene 15 empelados quienes dependen de ella.
Cuenta Justina que desde muy joven que trabaja, ya que ha venido desde el interior del país con ganas de salir adelante y superarse. Había empezado a trabajar en distintos talleres de costuras, ya que casi toda la familia se dedicaba a ese trabajo, luego trabajó con su hermano cerca de su casa por casi 15 años en el taller, hasta que decidió montar en su propia casa un pequeño taller para lo cual empezó a comprar 2 máquinas industriales, y a partir de allí siguió creciendo y mediante su trabajo está saliendo adelante y ayudando a su familia.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de repuestos para sus maquinas, ya que de esa forma podrá seguir trabajando y cumpliendo con sus clientes, a la vez que seguirá ayudando a su familia.

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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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,340.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Justina to purchase spare parts for her sewing machines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 19, 2012
Listed
Jul 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013