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Juana
Juana is a merchant. She has had a well stocked storeroom at home for more than 2 years, and sells groceries into the evening. She lives with Milciades, and they have 2 children. They live in a neighborhood very close to the center of the city of Itá.

She says that she sells to neighbors and other customers all types of staple household supplies such as sugar, rice, dairy products, coal, yerba mate drinks, soft drinks in general, and other products. She says that she and her husband support and give the children everything they need thanks to their work.

She is requesting a loan in order to buy a hamburger griddle, as during the evenings she wants to make hamburger sales, hot dogs, and barbecues as this type of business does not exist in her neighborhood.
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La señora Juana es comerciante, tiene una despensa bien surtida en su casa hace más de 2 años, y también por las noches se dedica a la venta de comestibles. Vive en compañía con el señor Milciades, con quien tienen 2 hijas, viven en un barrio muy cercano al centro de la ciudad de Itá.
Cuenta que surte a vecinos y a ocasionales clientes de todo tipo de insumos de primera necesidad para el hogar, tales como azúcar, arroz, lácteos, carbón, yerba, bebidas en general y otros productos, comenta también que ella y su esposo se ayudan y gracias al trabajo de ambos ayudan y dan a sus hijos todo lo que necesitan.
El préstamo que solicita es para la compra de una plancha para hamburguesa, ya que a las noches desea realiza la venta de hamburguesas, pancho y asadito ya que por su barrio no existe ese tipo de negocio.

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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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,140,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,529.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Juana to buy a griddle to make hamburgers for her home based business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 20, 2013
Listed
Jul 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014