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Sonia is 36 years old, sells clothes and has a small store in her home. Additionally, she has a stall in the market where she sells vegetables such as lettuce, spring onions, parsley, spinach, and others. This work is done in the early morning hours and she returns home by noon. She is a hard-working person. She states she never gets tired, because everything she does is for her family. She says they deserve everything.

Sonia is requesting a loan to buy clothes to better stock her small store and continue to offer variety to her customers, because they are used to it.
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La Sra. Sonia tiene 36 años de edad, la señora tiene venta de ropas y bazar en su casa y además tiene un puesto en el mercado donde hortalizas como lechuga, cebollita de hoja, perejil, acelga y otros. Este trabajo lo realiza por la mañana a tempranas horas y para el medio día ya regresa a su casa.
Es una persona muy trabajadora, cuenta que no se cansa, ya que todo lo que hace es por su familia, y dice que ellos lo merecen todo.
La Sra. Sonia solicita el crédito para la compra de ropas, con lo cual podrá surtir su bazar y seguir dando variedad a sus clientes, a lo que siempre están acostumbrados.

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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
  • 57
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,516,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,395.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Sonia to buy clothes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013