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Lidia lives in the city of Itá with her husband and three school-age daughters.

Lidia has a sewing workshop in her home. She takes on jobs from her customers who are located in the market district. Her husband and daughters help her in the business. She says that she previously used to sell hens in the market and her husband worked in a factory but when the sewing business gradually took off they started working in it full time.

Lidia is requesting this loan to invest in her sewing workshop. She will buy fabric, threads, buttons and other supplies so that she can continue growing and improving her family's quality of life.
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La Sra. Lidia vive en la ciudad de Itá junto con su esposo, tiene una familia conformada de tres hijas, en edades escolares.
Lidia tiene un taller de costura montado en su casa, ella retira trabajos de sus clientes que se encuentran en la zona del mercado, en el negocio les ayuda su marido y sus hijas. Cuenta que anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta de gallinas en el mercado y su marido trabajaba en una fábrica de, pero como el negocio de la costura les iba resultando de apoco, se dedicaron netamente a ella.
El crédito lo solicita para la inversión en su taller de costura, para la compra de telas, hilos, botones y demás insumos para poder seguir creciendo y mejorando la calidad de vida de él y su familia.

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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
  • 96
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,371,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,186.8
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Lidia to buy fabric, threads, buttons and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014