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Señora Victorina is 55 years old and has been married to Señor Gervasio for many years, with whom she has children who are all grown-up and independent. They are from the city of Encarnación.

Señora Victorina has a canteen in a school. She has been doing this job for a long time, and it's going very well. Her husband makes a living making and selling chipa, a traditional cornbread made with cheese. He has a small workshop in their home where he produces and sells chipa every day. They have many customers locally as they are well-known. Thanks to these activities they have been able to move forwards, support their family and pay any unexpected bills.

Victorina is requesting this loan to buy ingredients for her canteen, such as drinks, sweets, juices and other items so that it is well-stocked.
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La señora Victorina tiene 55 años, esta casada desde hace mucho tiempo con el señor Gervasio, con quien tiene hijos, pero que ya son todos mayores e independientes, ellos son de la ciudad de Encarnación.
La señora Victorina tiene una cantina en un colegio, y ya hace varios años que se dedica a este rubro y le va muy bien. Su esposo se dedica a la elaboración y venta de chipas, tiene una pequeña industria en su casa en donde diariamente produce y vende cierta cantidad de chipas. Tienen mucha clientela en la zona ya que son conocidos. Gracias a estas actividades ellos han podido salir adelante, mantener su hogar y solventar cualquier gasto imprevisto.
La Sra. Victorina solicita de este crédito para la compra de insumos para su cantina, como ser bebidas, golosinas, jugos y demás, para que con ello tenga bien surtida su cantina.

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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
  • 101
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,360,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,039.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,375 helped Victorina to buy drinks, sweets, juices and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014