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Petrona is married and they have two daughters. She studied dressmaking and has her own sewing workshop where she makes all types of clothing items.

She strives very hard to succeed day by day, to in this way have a better future for her and her family.

The requested loan would be to buy materials such as thread, needles, fabrics, ribbons, as well as magazines, etc. so that she can carry on her work, and at the same time sell her products.
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La señora Petrona es casada y tienen dos hijas, estudió corte y confección y cuenta con un taller propio de costura donde hace todo tipo de prendas de vestir.
Ella se esfuerza bastante por salir adelante día a día para así tener un futuro mejor para ella y su familia.
El préstamo solicitado sería para comprar las materias primas como hilos, agujas, telas, cintas así como revistas, etc para poder practicar y al mismo tiempo vender sus productos.

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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
  • 125
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,427.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Petrona to buy fabric, thread, needles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2013