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Iluminada, age 50, has had an eatery on the border with Argentina for over nine years. She says that her dream is for one of her daughters to open an eatery close to hers and that they are able to work together.

She is a very hard-working woman who has given her family everything they need with great effort and sacrifice.

She is requesting this loan in order to be able to buy beer and soft drinks. She will do this so that she is able to stock her business. In this way she will be able to continue giving her customers everything that they need.
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La Sra Iluminada tiene 50 años y tiene un comedor en la frontera con Argentina hace más de 9 años. Comenta que su sueño es que una de sus hijas abra un comedor cerca al suyo y que puedan trabajar juntas.
Es una mujer muy trabajadora que ha dado a su familia todo lo que necesita con mucho esfuerzo y sacrificio.
Solicita de este crédito para poder invertirlo en la compra de cervezas y gaseosas en general, para poder surtir su negocio y poder de esa forma seguir dando a sus clientes todo lo que necesitan.

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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
  • 25
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,435,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,475.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Iluminada to buy beer and soft drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015