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Señora Isabel is 50 years old, and is married to Señor Alcides. They live in a highly populated neighborhood in the city of Itá. They have 2 children who are already independent.

Isabel is a dressmaker. She sews nightgowns, dresses and other garments in her home. She has been carrying out this activity for more than 15 years. She has the economic support of her children, who have salaried jobs, and her husband, who has a woodworking shop where he makes various types of furniture such as wardrobes, tables, chairs, lunchboxes, cabinets, chests and other pieces of furniture.

Isabel works exclusively with the Fundación Paraguaya and her credit is in excellent shape. She works very hard and it is possible to observe the progress in her work, which has brought up her living standard. The loan that she requests this time will be used to buy large quantities of fabrics, and in addition, to buy wood for her husband's business.
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La señora Isabel tiene 50 años de edad, está casada con el señor Alcides, viven en un barrio muy populoso de la ciudad de Itá, el matrimonio tiene 2 hijos los cuales ya son independientes.
La señora Isabel es costurera, cose camisones, vestidos y otras prendas en su domicilio, se dedica a esta profesión hace más de 15 años. Cuenta con el apoyo económico de sus hijos quienes son asalariados y de su marido quien posee una carpintería en donde fabrica diversos tipos de muebles como roperos, mesas, sillas, fiambreras, placares, cómodas y otros muebles..
Isabel opera exclusivamente con la Fundación Paraguaya en forma excelente, ella trabaja con mucho empeño y se puede notar lo cual se puede constatar con el progreso de su trabajo y el nivel de vida que llevan, el préstamo que solicita en esta ocasión es para la compra de telas en gran cantidad, además su esposo desea invertir en la compra de maderas.

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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
  • 70
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,642.8
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Isabel to buy fabric.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2010
Mar 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2011