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Mrs. Lidia F. is married and has two children, both school aged. She’s an itinerant clothing merchant, an occupation that produces good income. With help from her husband and much sacrifice and dedication they are getting ahead. Today, she’s a successful micro businesswoman with a large customer base thanks to her good customer service.

She has shown herself to be a responsible and honest person with respect to her commitments so she is asking Kiva and Fundación Paraguaya for a loan to buy coats in quantity to resell to her customers at accessible prices thus generating higher profits for her family’s income.
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La Sra. Lidia F. es casada y tiene 2 hijos, los dos en edad escolar.
Ella se dedica a la venta de ropas, de forma ambulante, la misma le genera un buen ingreso.
Con la ayuda de su esposo están saliendo adelante con mucho sacrificio y dedicación.
Hoy día ella es una microempresaria exitosa con mucha clientela, debido a su buen trato.
Ha demostrado ser una persona responsable y honesta en sus compromisos por lo que solicita el crédito de Fundación Paraguaya y Kiva, para poder comprar abrigos en cantidad, y venderlos de vuelta a precios más accesibles para sus clientes y de esta manera generar mayores ganancias para los ingresos económicos de su familia.

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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
  • 55
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,911,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,280.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Lidia to buy coats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2011
Apr 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012