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Olga, 53, has been married to Luis for a long time; they have children but they are all adults now who help out with household expenses. Olga has been a merchant for many years. She sells fruit, vegetables and basic staples at home. She has a large clientele because she’s a wholesaler who supplies smaller stores, street vendors and local stands. Her husband helps her in this activity. He’s in charge of making deliveries with his car to customers who are unable to come to her locale. They’ve been in this business for a long time and it’s been growing little by little and as of now has a good clientele. She’s requesting this loan to buy seasonal fruit to stock up on and have a good variety available for customers.
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La señora Olga tiene 53 años, está casada desde hace mucho tiempo con el señor Luis, tienen hijos, pero todos ya mayores que la ayudan con los gastos del día a día.
La señora Olga es comerciante desde hace varios años, tiene un local de venta de frutas, verduras y productos de primera necesidad en su casa. Tiene mucha clientela ya que son vendedores mayoristas y distribuyen a comercios más pequeños, vendedores ambulantes y puestos de ventas de la zona. Su esposo le ayuda en esta actividad, el se encarga de distribuir con su vehículo a los clientes que no pueden llegar hasta su local. Se dedican a esta actividad desde hace mucho tiempo, su negocio ha ido creciendo de a poco y actualmente ya tiene buena clientela.
Solicita de este crédito, para la compra de frutas de estación, para poder surtir y dar buena variedad a sus clientes.

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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
  • 86
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,419,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,469.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Olga to buy seasonal fruit to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013