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Damiana lives with Luis, and they have 2 children. One is 26 years old, and the other 24, and they no longer depend financially on them. They all work and help support the family necessities. Damiana is a very active person, and her goal is to fulfill her greatest dream, which is to own a home. Her partner managed to acquire some land through a long period of monthly payments, and she plans to gradually build a house there. She is very entrepreneurial and dedicates herself to being a street vendor selling empanadas. She also cares for a neighbor’s house, and is paid on a monthly basis for this service. She requests this loan to increase her earnings by expanding her empanadas business into carrying a greater variety of fast con más variedad de alimentos rápidos.
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Damiana vive acompañada con el señor Luis, tienen 2 hijos, uno de 26 años y otra de 24 quienes ya no dependen económicamente de ellos, todos trabajan y aportan en la canasta familiar.
Damiana es una persona muy activa y por fin tiene la oportunidad de lograr su máximo sueño “Tener su casa propia”, pues, su cónyuge consiguió un terreno con facilidad de pago mensuales a largo plazo y ella a través de este apoyo va ir construyendo gradualmente su casa.
Ella es muy emprendedora se dedica en la venta ambulante de empanadas y a cuidar la casa de un vecino en donde le pagan en forma mensual.
Solicita el crédito para incrementar sus ingresos mediante la ampliación de su negocio de venta de empanadas con más variedad de alimentos rápidos.

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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
  • 67
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,907,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,700.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Damiana to purchase flour, eggs, condiments, salsas, bread items, meat, and other ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2010
May 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2011