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Mrs. Nimia is 61 years old, has been married for several years, and her husband is retired. She has 3 children, all adults and independent. For more than 14 years Mrs. Nimia has had a haberdasher's shop. She buys and sells clothing, haberdashery and lingerie. She has a classified clientele because her garments are of exclusive brands from Argentina and Brazil. She has a steady clientele because she offers payment options. She started as a street vendor with some savings. Then she saw the need to have a fixed locale for her children's education and she set up a a small part of her merchandise in her living room and with time she increased her merchandise stock until what it has become now. She requests a loan to buy merchandise such as t-shirts, dresses, blouses, skirts, lingerie, and others.
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La señora Nimia tiene 61 años de edad, esta casada hace varios años, su marido es jubilado, tiene 3 hijos todos mayores e independientes.
La Sra. Nimia posee una mercería hace más de 14 años, se dedica a la compra venta de artículos de ropería, mercería y lencería, tiene una clientela clasificada ya que sus prendas son de marcas exclusivas de Argentina y Brasil, tiene clientela formada por la facilidad de pago que ella ofrece.
Se inició con la venta ambulante con unos ahorros, luego vio la necesidad de tener un puesto fijo por la educación de sus hijos y habilitó en su sala una pequeña parte de sus mercaderías y con el tiempo fue aumentando su stock de mercaderías hasta lo que es en la actualidad.
Solicita el crédito para la compra de mercaderías tales como: remeras, vestidos, blusas, polleras, lencerías y otros.

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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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 74
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,070,400
    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 Nimia buy merchandise such as t-shirts, dresses, blouses, skirts, lingerie, and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2009
Dec 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010