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Elida
Elida is separated and lives alone at the moment. She has a grown up son who is in Argentina at present. He sends her help from there.
Elida relates that, in order to start her business she had to travel to Argentina to work. It was there that she learnt the trade of dressmaker, working as a seamstress in a factory producing wind cheater jackets. She was able to save money over the years, and as a result, was able to return to her own country, buy a sewing machine and start up her business. At the present time, she is one of the best known people for sewing articles of clothing, jackets, curtains, sheets etc.
The loan that Elida has applied for is intended for the purchase of fabrics and other articles, so as to be able to satisfy her customer’s wishes. In this way, she intends to offer them better service and more speed.
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La señora Elida es separada vive actualmente sola. Tiene un hijo mayor de edad que en la actualidad se encuentra por la Argentina, y el cual la ayuda desde allí.
Nos cuenta que para poder empezar este negocio tuvo que viajar a la Argentina a trabajar, fue ahí donde aprendió el oficio de modista ya que trabajaba en una fábrica de camperas como costurera y al transcurrir los años pudo ahorrar y así regresar a su país, comprar una máquina de coser y empezar con su negocio. Actualmente es una de las personas más conocidas en la confección de prendas de vestir, camperas, cortinas, sábanas, etc.
El préstamo solicitado será destinado para la compra de telas y otros artículos para poder cumplir con la demanda de sus clientes, así pretende brindarles una mayor atención y rapidez.

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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
  • 73
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,786,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,275.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Elida to buy fabrics and other sewing articles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 22, 2012
Listed
Dec 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014