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Maria Selva
Mrs. Maria D. is 25 years old, single, without children, and lives in Clarita Calle Gimenez, a residential area in the city of Coronel Oviedo.

Mrs. Maria sells meat pies, breaded meat and beverages to an established customer base. She remembers having established her business in a small stand selling meat pies and has been able to expand her business over the years. She is a hard-working person who gets up at 5:00 a.m. to begin her work day and prepare her delicious pies and food in general. Maria says she used to have a cyber-café which she sold to obtain the necessary capital to invest in her current business.

She plans to use the loan obtained through the Paraguaya Foundation to buy more meat for her products. In this way she will be able to increase her products and improve service to customers.
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La Sra. Maria D. tiene 25 años de edad, es soltera, no tiene hijos, vive en el asentamiento Clarita Calle Gimenez de la Ciudad de Coronel Oviedo.
La Sra. Maria se dedica a la venta de empanadas, milanesas y bebidas en general, con clientela formada. Recuerda haber comenzado su negocio con un pequeño local vendiendo empanadas y fue creciendo con los años. Ella es una persona luchadora, se levanta a las 5:00 de la mañana para iniciar su trabajo para tener listo sus ricas empanadas y comestibles en general. La Sra. comenta que antes de este negocio tenía un Cyber, el cual vendió para hacerse de capital e invertir en su negocio actual.
Solicitó apoyo crediticio a la Fundación Paraguaya para comprar más carne para sus alimentos, de esa manera podrá aumentar sus productos y el buen servicio a sus clientes.

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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
  • 45
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,550.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maria Selva to buy meat and beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012