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Rosa I. is a 34 year old woman. She is married to Jorge Espinoza who is 36 years old and works as a sales supervisor in a known company in the city. They have 2 children age 11 and 9, and they live in their own house.

Rosa owns a convenience store since 2001, she has her own commercial space and a truck with which she delivers her merchandise and provides freight services.

They started their own business from scratch, and thanks to their entrepreneurial spirit, they now own a flourishing small business. They have been clients of Fundacion Paraguaya for the past three years, who has helped them in the implementation of their projects.

With this new loan they will buy devices that they need to fit out a callshop next to their convenience store.

Translated from Spanish by Samantha, Kiva volunteer

Rosa I., tiene 34 años, esta casada con Jorge Espinoza de 36 años el trabaja como supervisor de ventas en una reconocida empresa de la ciudad. La pareja tiene 2 hijos, de 11 y de 9 años respectivamente. Ellos viven todos juntos en una casa propia.

Rosa posee una despensa desde el 2.001, posee local propio y un camión de cargas con el que realiza reparto de mercaderías y hace fletes a terceros.

El negocio lo empezaron de cero, gracias al espíritu emprendedor de la pareja, actualmente son dueños de una mini empresa floreciente. Son clientes de la Fundación Paraguaya hace 3 años y les hemos acompañado en la consecución de sus proyectos.

Con este nuevo préstamo comprarán algunos aparatos que les faltan para habilitar una cabina telefónica al lado de su despensa.

Additional Information

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
  • 34
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,686.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Rosa to buy devices for callshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 10, 2007
Nov 25, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2009