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Casilda is married. She has two adult sons who are students and businessmen at the same time. The whole family is dedicated in Macate. That is, they sell merchandise for credit on foot.

The loan requested is to increase their stock of merchandise. In this season, they deliver their goods in bulk and later charge their customers on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis depending in their income.

Casilda is thankful for the support of her family and thanks to them she has her own home and is increasing her income which, in the future, will allow her to have a more dignified life.
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La señora Casilda es casada, tiene dos hijos varones, estudiantes y comerciantes a la vez. Toda la familia se dedica en macate; es decir venta ambulante de mercaderías a crédito.
El crédito solicitado es para aumentar un stock de mercaderías, en esta temporada ellos entregan en forma masiva los productos y después va cobrando a sus clientelas en forma semanal, quincenal y o mensual dependiendo de los ingresos de los mismos.
La señora Casilda tiene agradece con el apoyo de toda la familia y gracias a esos tiene casa propia y va incrementando sus ingresos que en el futuro le va a servir para tener una vida más digna.

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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
  • 81
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,137,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,470.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Casilda purchase pans, coffee pots, baking sheets, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2009
Dec 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010