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Filomena
Señora Filomena M. is 36 years old. She is married to Blasido Lopez. They have 4 small children, all dependant on them. They have thier business in a neighborhood of the city of Ypané, where they live. They provide food, cleaning supplies and basic household products to their neighbors. They rise very early to go to the Market of Abasto, where they buy all that is needed to supply their pantry. On their arrival the eager neighbors are already waiting to buy the products, since theirs is the only local store in the area. With this business she and her children do well. They all study, and receive good attention. The dream of Señora Filomena is to have a machine to cut meat. In this manner she is going to expand her business, as well as generate jobs in the area. She anxiously awaits the loan.
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La señora Filomena M., tiene 36 años, esta casada con Blasido Lopez, tienen 4 niños menores, todos dependientes de ellos. Ellos tienen este negocio en un barrio de la ciudad de Ypané, que es donde viven.
Ellos proveen de alimentos, materiales de limpieza, productos básicos de la canasta familiar a sus vecinos. Ellos se levantan muy temprano para ir al Mercado de Abasto, lugar donde compran todo lo necesario para surtir la despensa, a su llegada ya están esperando los vecinos ansiosos para comprar los productos, ya que es el único almacén cercano de la zona. Con este negocio salen adelante ella y sus hijos, todos estudian, y tienen buena atención, el sueño de la señora Filomena es tener una máquina para cortar carne, de esta manera va a expandir su negocio, además de esto generar puestos de trabajo en la zona. Ella espera ansiosa el crédito.

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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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 65
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $29,036,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,891.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Filomena to buy flour, sugar, rice, noodles, milk, meat, eggs, yerba (herbal tea), bread etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 5, 2009
Listed
Jan 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2010