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Ceferina is a widow. She has an adult son who works as a mechanic. She is a clothing vendor.

She comments that her sales make it possible for her to generate income that she needs to support her household. She defines herself as a very hard working, tenacious woman who through her sacrifice has managed to get ahead. One of her greatest dreams is to be able to have a locale where she can display the clothes she sells.

She is asking for the loan to buy winter clothes because she’s getting a lot of demand for this type of clothes. She is very hopeful about the loan because it will be of much help to her.
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La Sra. Ceferina es viuda tiene un hijo ya mayor de edad que trabaja como mecánico, ella se dedica a la venta de ropas en forma ambulante.
Ella comenta que por medio de sus ventas puede generar los ingresos que necesita para la manutención de la casa. Ella se define como una mujer muy trabajadora y luchadora que por medio de su sacrificio ha logrado salir adelante, uno de sus máximos sueños es poder tener un local donde poder exponer o exhibir las ropas que vende.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de ropas de invierno, pues está recibiendo mucha demanda de ese tipo de ropas. Está muy esperanzada en el crédito, ya que le será de gran ayuda.

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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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,961,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,860.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Ceferina to buy clothes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2011
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012