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Miss Dionisia is 54 years old and has been married for several years. Her husband works in private construction and they have 4 children who are all grown up and independent. Miss Dionisia has been the owner of a sewing shop for 27 years. Her services are outsourced for another shop where she charges for the services requested for each garmet. She has four machines and gives work opportunities to her neighbors. She started as a sewing assistant and later bought her own machines and from there she began setting up her own shop. She is asking for a loan to buy another machine – a 5-thread overlock.
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La señora Dionisia tiene 54 años de edad, esta casada hace varios años, su cónyuge es constructor de obras, tiene 4 hijos todos mayores e independientes.
La Sra. Dionisia es propietaria de un taller de costura desde hace 27 años, realiza el servicio tercerizado para otro taller en donde ella cobra por los servicios prestados por cada prenda, tiene 4 máquinas y da fuentes de trabajo a sus vecinas.
Se inició como ayudante de costura y luego fue comprando sus máquinas propias y así fue montando su propio taller.
Solicita el crédito para la compra de otra máquina tipo overlock de 5 hilos.

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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
  • 33
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,670.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Dionisia purchase of a 5-thread overlock sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2009
Dec 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010