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Mrs. Leonidas is married. Her husband works as a private security guard. She has a small store and also sells drinks from her home. She is hardworking, responsible and honest. Previously she worked as a salesperson in a supermarket in Asunción. Her dream was to have a small store and sell drinks. Now she has her own store with a variety of items. She works there everyday from very early in the morning. She is asking for this loan in order to expand a part of her store. In doing this she will be able to show her customers a greater variety of items and continue to grow her business. She is thankful for the opportunity that she has received as it has been a great help.
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La señora Leonidas, es casada, su marido trabaja como guardia privado, la señora es dueña de una despensa y a la vez venta de bebidas en general en su propia casa.
Es un persona muy trabajadora, responsable y muy honesta, cuenta que empezó a trabajar como vendedora en un supermercado en Asunción, su sueño de siempre era de tener una despensa y ventas de bebidas, ahora ya cuenta su propia despensa bien surtida en la cual trabaja todos los días desde muy tempranas horas.
Ella solicita de este crédito para la ampliación de una parte de su salón de la despensa, para que pueda exhibir mas productos a sus clientes y así seguir creciendo. Agradece por esta oportunidad que recibe, pues le será de mucha ayuda.

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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
  • 110
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,168.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Leonida to expand her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2013
May 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014