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Jorgelina is a single mother with a son who is already married and who lives in his own home. Jorgelina has had a general store for several years with established clientele, and she also sells sheets to street vendors in the area. She buys cloth in bulk of various designs and colors and commissions local seamstresses to make these sheets.

Jorgelina requests this loan to purchase more goods to stock her store with vegetables, fruits, meat products and other products, and thus be able to continue with her sales, fighting to improve.
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La Sra. Jorgelina es madre soltera, tiene un hijo que ya está casado y vive en su casa propia. La Sra. Jorgelina tiene una despensa hace varios años con clientela formada, se dedica también a la venta de sábanas a vendedores ambulantes de la zona. Dichas sábanas ella manda confeccionar a modistas de la zona para lo cual compra telas en grandes cantidades y con variados diseños y colores.
La Sra. Jorgelina pide este préstamo para la compra de insumos varios para poder surtir su despensa con verduras, frutas, carnes y demás productos, y de esa forma poder seguir con sus ventas, luchando por mejorar.

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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
  • 68
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,469,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,390.8
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Jorgelina to buy vegetables, fruit, meat and other products for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2014
Jul 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015