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Gladys, 40, is married to Fermín. They have two children, who are the motivation for that couple's struggles. They make a living as street vendors and selling products for pantries such as cold cuts, sugar, corn, bran, soda, wheat, and other products.

She also raises chickens and pigs at home. She's a very self-sacrificing and hardworking woman. Her husband, Fermín, helps her with her job and together they strive every day to continue making progress and increasing their income to be able to pay the educational expenses of their two children.

She's requesting this loan to buy cold cuts, sugar, corn, bran, soda, etc., with which she'll be able to continue working to be able to stock the businesses she visits.
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La Señora Gladys de 40 años de edad, está casada con el Sr. Fermín con quien tiene 2 hijos, quienes son el motivo de lucha de esa pareja. Ellos se dedican al macate (venta ambulante) y a la venta de productos para despensas tales como fiambre, azúcar, maíz, afrecho, gaseosas, harina entre otros.
Además se dedica a la cría de gallinas y chanchos en su casa. Es una Señora muy sacrificada y trabajadora su marido el Sr. Fermín es quien le ayuda en su trabajo y juntos luchan para que día a día sigan progresando y aumentando sus ingresos para así poder solventar los estudios de sus dos hijos.
Solicita de este crédito para la compra de fiambre, azúcar, maíz, afrecho, gaseosas, etc., con los que podrá seguir trabajando para poder seguir surtiendo a los negocios que visita.

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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
  • 130
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,329.8
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Gladys to buy cold cuts, sugar, corn, bran, soda, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013