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Tecla is 69 years old and has five adult children. She has a pantry store that she inherited from her family and she has a good customer base in her neighborhood. She gets up very early to go to the marketplace where she buys her stock.

Tecla needs this loan to buy merchandise in large quantities so that she can negotiate better prices. In the future she wants to buy a vehicle so that she can do her work better.
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La señora Tecla P. tiene 69 años ,tiene 5 hijos todos mayores de edad ,ella tiene una despensa que heredo de familia por lo que ya tienen una buena clientela formada en el barrio en donde vive ,ella se levanta muy temprano para ir a surtirse del mercado de abasto en donde realiza sus compras ,Tecla necesita de este crédito para la compra de mercaderías en cantidad y asi lograr a mejor precio .En el futuro desea comprar un vehículo para realizar mejor su trabajo.

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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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,640.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Tecla buy groceries for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010