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Evarista is 27, married, and has one son. She sells clothing and shoes and in addition she also sells various brands of beverages. She has operated her business for over 6 months and has a steady clientele. She takes orders in some cases. Her principal supplier of shoes is located in the zone of Mercado 4 in the capital Asuncion.

Evarista comments that she started up her business selling all types of brands of beverages about three years ago. This allows her some additional income especially on weekends in in the summertime. This allows her to help her husband with family expenses and it also covers her son's education.

With the loan she has requested from Fundacion Paraguaya she will invest a portion of it into the purchase of beverages, and the other portion will be used for the purchase of clothing and shoes for the summer season. The capital which she will receive will allow her to keep her business well-stocked so that she can fill the orders of her customers.
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Evarista tiene 27 años está casada y tiene 1 hijo, ella se dedica a la venta de ropas, y zapatos, además como actividad adicional vende bebidas de todas las marcas.
El negocio lo tiene desde hace más de 6 años y posee clientela fija a quienes en algunos casos le vende sobre pedido, su proveedor principal de zapatos se encuentra en la zona del mercado 4 en la capital Asunción.
Comenta Evarista, que hace aproximadamente 3 años incorporo a su negocio la venta de bebidas heladas de todas las marcas, esta actividad le permitió tener un ingreso adicional muy especialmente los fines de semanas y en temporada de verano, con lo que le permite ayudar a su marido a poder hacer frente a los compromisos de la familia, como así también cubrir los gastos de la educación de sus hijos.
Del préstamo que solicita a la Fundación Paraguaya lo invertirá una parte en la compra de bebidas, y la otra parte en la compra de ropas y zapatos para la temporada de verano, el capital que recibirá le permitirá surtir más su negocio y así poder evacuar los pedidos de su clientela.

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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
  • 89
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,441,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,094.6
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Evarista for the purchase of merchandise such as clothing for children, ladies, and men, wallets, shoes, and all types of beverages, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2008
Dec 30, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009