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Elena is 22 years old and married. For 7 years, from approximately 2004, Elena has worked selling casual clothing such as jackets, sweatshirts, caps, etc. She began with money that her stepmother gave her, purchasing her initial inventory and later selling it, and generating an income for herself and her family. Right now Elena has a small amount of merchandise and an established customer base. She would like to offer them more variety, and the loan will enable her to purchase more inventory.
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La Señora Elena, tiene 22 años y esta casada. Doña Elena se dedica a la venta de articulos en general como frazadas, camperas, buzos, etc.
Doña Elena se dedica a este rubro hace más de 7 años, aproximadamente desde el año 2004; comenzó con el capital que su madrele habia dado para empezar a adquirir sus prendas para luego poderlas vender y asi poder obtener algún ingreso para ella y tambien para la familia.
En la actualidad tiene una pequeña cantidad de mercaderías y clientes formados, y con miras a complacerlos y ofrecerles aun mas variedad, solicita este crédito, es decir, con el mismo podra comprar adquirir mas championes, frazadas, camperas, busos, etc.

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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
  • 61
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,885,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,990.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Elena to purchase more merchandise for her small clothing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2012