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Juana Regina
Sra. Juana O. is 44 years old. Her husband is Sr. Silvino Alvarenga, who works in a garden growing and harvesting vegetables such as green onions, butter beans, corn, peppers, onions, and lettuce. Their garden is in San Lorenzo. Juana is responsible for selling all of the products they grow. She starts working early in the morning until all of her products are sold. Juana lives with two of her children who work independently, contribute toward the household expenses, and pay for their studies.

With this loan, Juana plans to buy a few supplies for her work such as tubing for irrigation, seeds, compost. She will also pay the daily wages of her workers.

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La señora Juana O. tiene 44 años y su pareja es el Sr. Silvino Alvarenga, quien trabaja en las huertas cultivando y cosechando hortalizas como cebollita de verdeo, poroto manteca, choclo, locote, cebolla de cabeza y lechuga.
Ellos tienen su huerta en San Lorenzo, ella se encarga de las ventas de todos estos productos de Siembra, es quien por la mañana temprano trabaja hasta que venda todos sus productos.
En la casa viven dos de sus hijos, quienes trabajan en forma dependiente y colaboran con los gastos de la casa pagando sus estudios.
Con este crédito piensan comprar algunos elementos de trabajo como manguera para el riego, semillas, abono y pagos del personal que cobra por día.

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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
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,961,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,610.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Juana Regina purchase tubing for irrigation, seeds, compost; pay wages of her workers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2011
Feb 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012