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Señora Nicolasa is from the community of Santaní, and is a single mother with a family. She has had a store in her home for five years, and is a very hardworking woman who is well-known in the area. Her children work as street sellers, and help out in this way.

She also owns cows and pigs, and makes extra money selling these. Her goal is to continue working and growing her business, which in turn will provide her with the means to keep working.

She is requesting this loan to invest in buying vegetables, fruits, groceries and other items, in order to stock her store and carry on working as she is now.
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La señora Nicolasa es de la ciudad de Santaní, es soltera, pero madre de familia. Tiene una despensa en su casa particular, con una hace 5 años, ella es una señora muy trabajadora y conocida en la zona, sus hijos trabajan en macate, es decir en la venta ambulante, y con eso se ayudan.
También tiene animales vacunos y porcinos y con las ventas de estos tiene un ingreso extra. Su meta es poder seguir trabajando y creciendo con su negocio, y con ello poder tener los medios para seguir trabajando.
Solicita de este crédito para poder invertirlo en la compra de verduras, frutas, comestible y demás, para poder surtir su despensa y seguir trabajando como lo estaba haciendo hasta ahora.

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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
  • 97
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,360,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,921.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Nicolasa to buy vegetables, fruits, groceries and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2013
Feb 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014