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Cristina
Mrs. Cristina P. is 32 years old and single with three children, two of whom are school-age and attend a public elementary school. Her partner currently works outside the city, but he wires her money each month for her household expenditures. Mrs. P. lives in a neighborhood very close to the city in her parents' home. Her parents support her.

Cristina P. has run a neighborhood store for more than 6 years, where she sells a variety of merchandise, including drinks (soda, beer, whisky, liqueur, juice), bread, meat, chicken, vegetables, fruits, cookies and crackers, sweets, canisters of gas, cleaning supplies, sewing supplies, etc. Mrs. P. usually takes care of the store herself, and her sister helps her by looking after the children or occasionally running the store.

Mrs. P. has requested this loan to buy more merchandise for her store. She has been offered some Argentine drinks (wine and soda) which she would like to begin to sell, since they are preferred by her customers thanks to the price and quality of these products.
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La señora Cristina P. tiene 32 años de edad es soltera y tiene tres hijos menores, en la cual dos de ellos en la edad escolar y que estudian en el colegio publico , su pareja se encuentra trabajando fuera de la ciudad pero le envía en forma mensual para sus gastos del hogar, vive en la casa de los padres en un Barrio muy cercano de la ciudad y tiene apoyos de ellos.



La señora Cristina P. es propietaria de una Despensa que ya funciona hace mas de 6 años y vende las siguientes mercaderías: Bebidas como gaseosas, cervezas, cañas, whiskys, licores, jugos, cigarrillos, panificados, Carnes, pollos, verduras, Frutas, galletitas, golosinas, gas, Artículos de limpiezas, Artículos de mercerías, etc. Que es atendida por ella misma y por su Hermana que le ayuda en los cuidados de sus hijos y a veces en la atención del negocio.


La señora ha solicitado el crédito para la compra de más mercaderías para su Despensa que le ofrecieron y que son productos Argentino como ser Bebidas (vinos y gaseosas) por que tiene mejor aceptación a los clientes por el precio y la calidad del producto.

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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
  • 73
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $27,639,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,015.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Cristina buy Argentine wine and soda.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Oct 16, 2008
Listed
Oct 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2009