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Silvia C. is 49 years old, married, and the mother of 4 children. Silvia runs a small grocery store located at her house that she and her husband just started a year ago after he retired. Her husband used to work in public administration, but now he is working on fixing the yards of their house and neighbors.

Silvia and her husband are seeking a loan in order to purchase chickens to start a small farm because they want to start selling chicken at their small grocery store. With their last loan, they were able to purchase 2 pigs.

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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
  • 57
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,911,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Silvia purchase chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2007
Jul 24, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 26, 2008