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Mrs. Irma is married and has 3 children who are all married and have homes of their own. She is 61 years old and still has aspirations to better herself.

She opened her grocery store in 2000, as it is the only activity that she enjoyed. She was a teacher and is nowadays living off retirement and her main activity is commerce.

Her biggest dream is to repair her home as it is currently still made of wood, and would like to refurbish it with sturdier materials.
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La señora Irma es casada, tiene 3 hijos mayores que viven en forma independiente, pues, todos ya están casados y tienen su casa propia, ella es una señora con 61 años y sigue teniendo ganas de superación.

Ella monto su despensa en el año 2000, ya que es la única actividad que le gustaba, era docente y hoy día vive de la jubilación y su actividad es el comercio.

Su máximo sueño es refaccionar su casa porque hasta ahora sigue teniendo de madera y alguna vez piensa modificar por uno de material.

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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
  • 51
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,951,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,845.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Irma purchase of merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010