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Clara is 53 years old, lives in Itá, and is married to Anastacio who is 51 years old. They have two children, Cinthia who is 19 years old and works in a supermarket, and Osmar, who is 18 years old and starting his first year of college.

Clara has owned a café for more than 13 years, having started to work after her husband lost his job, and event that created financial problems for them.

She comments that the work requires a great deal of sacrifice, given that she has to rise at dawn to prepare food that her husband and son then sell throughout the streets.

These days, she has a well-established customer base and affirms that, thanks to her small business, she has been able to raise two children who have become good people. She requests the loan to purchase ingredients, as the working capital she has doesn’t permit her to make a wiD. enough variety of foods to satisfy all her customers.
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Clara tiene 53 años, vive en Itá y está casada con el señor Anastacio D. 51 años D. edad. Tienen 2 hijos, Cinthia D. 19 años quien trabaja en un supermercado y Osmar D. 18 años quien este año cursará el primer año en la facultad.

Clara posee un copetín hace más D. 13 años, y empezó a trabajar en el después D. que su marido perdió el trabajo que tenía ya que a causa D. ello los problemas económicos aumentaron.

Comenta que es un trabajo muy sacrificado ya que tiene que levantarse a la madrugada a preparar la comida que se encargan D. vender por las calles su hijo menor y su esposo.

Hoy día cuenta con una clientela bastante formada y afirma que gracias a los ingresos que genera su pequeño negocio, ha logrado criar a sus 2 hijos quienes hoy se han convertido en personas D. bien.
Solicita el crédito para la compra D. ingredientes porque el capital D. trabajo que posee no le permite realizar más variedades D. comidas para satisfacer el gusto D. todos sus clientes.

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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
  • 128
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,110.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Clara to purchase meats, flour, bread, condiments, beverages, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2009
Feb 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009