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Señora Guillermina is from San Roque González. She is a widow with 3 grown children, all students and hard-workers. She tells us that she used to work as a street vendor; That is to say, she walked to many places offering appliances on credit in the cities of Roque González and Guarambaré. She comments that she has an established clientele and her products are well received.

Guillermina is very sacrificing. Her workday begins before sunrise and she has played the role of mom and dad at the same time, even so she has an enterprising spirit. Thanks to this her children have received a formal education and no longer depend on her economically.

She needs to enlarge her income to improve her quality of life and, according to her, the only way to manage this is through the loans, because with them she buys a greater quantity of merchandise with important discounts.
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La Sra. Guillermina, es de San Roque González, es viuda con 3 hijos mayores de edad todos estudiantes y muy trabajadores.

Ella manifiesta que hace varios años que trabaja como vendedora ambulante. Es decir ella recorre muchos lugares ofreciendo electrodomésticos a crédito en las ciudades de Roque González y Guarambaré, comenta que tiene clientela formada y sus productos son de buena aceptación.

Guillermina es muy sacrificada, su jornada empieza antes de la luz del día y ejerce el rol de mamá y papá a la vez, aun así tiene espíritu emprendedor, gracias a ello sus hijos han recibido una educación formal y ya no dependen de ella económicamente.

Ella necesita aumentar sus ingresos para ir mejorando su calidad de vida y según ella la única forma de lograr es a través de los préstamos, por que con ellos ella compra mayor cantidad de mercaderías y con importantes descuentos.

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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
  • 35
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,910.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Guillermina to buy television sets and refridgerators.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011