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Alejandrina, 53, has been married to Cornelio for over 30 years; they have two children together, both now adults.

This lady is very enterprising. She weaves blankets and artisanal tablecloths. Her husband takes care of selling them in Villarrica where he goes monthly to sell the products and to collect payment for them. Thanks to her work and effort she was able to provide her children with comfort and at the same time see that they got an education. She comments that now all her work’s purpose is that she has a proper old age that’s free of want.

She’s asking for the loan to buy colored thread to weave blankets that are in season and being much requested by her customers. She thanks the Fundación for the opportunity it gives her to continue growing.
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La Señora Alejandrina tiene 53 años de edad, está casada con el Señor Cornelio hace más de 30 años, tienen dos hijos juntos, todos ya mayores de edad.
Esta señora es muy emprendedora, teje frazadas y manteles artesanales y su marido se encarga de venderlos a cuotas en la localidad de Villarrica en donde viaja cada mes a colocar y cobrar sus productos, gracias a su trabajo y esfuerzo pudo brindarles a sus hijos todas las comodidades y a la vez hacerles estudiar. Comenta que ahora todo su trabajo ya es para poder tener una vejez digna y sin privaciones.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de hilos y color para tejer Frazadas que en ésta temporada y le solicitan mucho sus clientes. Agradece a la Fundación por la oportunidad que esta le da de seguir creciendo.

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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
  • 76
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,100.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Alejandrina to buy colored embroidery and weaving thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2011
Oct 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012