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Teresa
Mrs. Teresa Gómez de Rojas is married and lives in her own house. She has a small tailoring shop, which is found in her home. She began with an amount of 500,000 Paraguayan Guarani (approximately US$100), which has increased over the years and nowadays she relies on a broad list of clients, which has allowed her to expand her shop.


Mrs. Teresa Gómez withdraws this loan to acquire more fabric and with it be able to fulfill her clients' orders. One of her aspirations is to be able to expand this business soon, through acquiring more sewing machines, and with that be able to also give jobs to other people that know how to sew, especially for the professional and economic development of young people.

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La señora Teresa Gómez de Rojas, es casada, vive en casa propia, tiene cinco hijos, quienes ya son mayores de edad. La misma cuenta con un pequeño taller de costura el cual se encuentra en su domicilio. Ella se inició con un capital de Gs. 500.000.- U$ 100.- aproximadamente, que fue ampliando con el correr de los años, pues actualmente cuenta con una amplia cartera de clientes, lo que le ha permitido ir ampliando su taller.

La señora Teresa Gómez retira el préstamo para la adquisición de más telas y así poder cumplir con los pedidos de sus clientes.
Una de sus aspiraciones es poder ampliar próximamente este negocio, mediante la adquisición de más máquinas de coser y así poder brindar también puestos de trabajo a otras personas que sepan coser, para el desarrollo profesional y económico de los jóvenes principalmente.

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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
  • 135
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,673.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Teresa to buy fabric of various types and colors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 27, 2008
Listed
Dec 4, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2009