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Efigenia
Sra. Efigenia is 63 years old. She has been with Sr. Claudelino, age 58, for 33 years. They have five children, two of whom are living and working abroad. The other three have their own homes and live independently.


Sra. Efigenia has been working as a seamstress for 48 years. She finished her studies at the age of 15. From that point, she has always devoted her time to sewing, which has helped to cover the family expenses. She has always worked alongside her husband, who is a carpenter. Throughout this entire time, she has gained many customers for whom she makes clothes.


Efigenia is requesting a loan in order to buy fabrics, thread, and zippers for sewing. She will also buy seasonal items such as shirts, tablecloths, sweatshirts, and other products so that she can have another means of generating additional income. This will also benefit her customers.

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La señora Efigenia tiene 63 años, vive acompañada hace 33 años con el señor Claudelino de 58 años, la pareja tiene cinco hijos, de los cuales dos vive en el extranjero trabajando y los otros tres ya formaron su propio su hogar viven en forma independiente.
La señora Efigenia está trabajando como confeccionista de ropas hace 48 años , es decir, a los quince años termino su estudio y desde esa fecha siempre se dedicó a esta actividad y con eso ayudaba a cubrir los gastos de la familia, siempre respaldada por su marido que es carpintero. Durante todo este tiempo llegó a formar muchos clientes a quienes le confecciona sus ropas.
El cliente solicita el préstamo para la compra de telas, hilos, cierre, para realizar confecciones para la temporada como camisas, manteles, buzos y otros artículos. De esta forma tendrá la posibilidad de tener otros ingresos adicionales y con eso beneficiarse sus clientes.

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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.

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  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,155,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,460.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Efigenia buy fabrics, thread, and zippers for sewing and seasonal products that she can sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 31, 2013
Listed
Jul 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014