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Elena A. is from Santani and is married with children. She works selling pork. She comments that she has worked in this field for 20 years. She has a small truck in which she does her buying and selling. She is very responsible with her clients. Her current desire is to fit out a store in part of her home and tend to it with her children.

Translated from Spanish by Erin Corcoran, Kiva volunteer.

La señora Elena A. es de Santani, tiene 69 años, es casada con hijos. Se dedica a la venta de carnes de cerdos. Comenta que desde hace 20 años trabaja en esta actividad, tiene una camioneta en que realiza su trabajo de compra y venta. Es una señora muy responsable con sus clientes, su anhelo es habilitar una despesa en su domicilio y atender ella con sus hijos.

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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
  • 101
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,360,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,982.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Elena purchase of livestock (pigs).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009