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Elena is from Ciudad del Este. She has a school-aged son that she has been raising on her own, with a lot of work and sacrifice. She has a hair salon, and this has been the means through which she has been able to get ahead and provide for her son and also for her family. She is described as a very hardworking, tenacious and enterprising woman, who enjoys working and not having to depend on anyone. Thanks to her work, she is now a successful small businesswoman who has a lot of customers, due to the good work that she does and the good treatment that she gives her customers.

Elena requests this loan to buy hair dyes, hair weaves, hair gel, shampoo, hydrating creams and other products she needs to stock her business. She is grateful to the Fundación for the opportunity that they are providing her, as this assistance will be very helpful to her.
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La Sra. Elena es de ciudad del Este, tiene un hijo, el cual ella ha criado sola, con mucho trabajo y sacrificio, el cual aun se encuentra en edad escolar.
Ella se dedica a la peluquería, mediante el cual ha podido salir adelante y mantener a su hijo y también a su familia. Ella se define como una mujer muy trabajadora, luchadora y emprendedora, a la cual le gusta trabajar sin depender de nadie. Gracias a su trabajo hoy día ella es una microempresaria exitosa con mucha clientela, debido a su buen trato y buen trabajo.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de tintes, tijeras, gel, shampoo, cremas hidratantes y demás productos necesarios para abastecer su negocio. Agradece a la fundación por la oportunidad que esta le da, pues la ayuda le será muy provechosa.

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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
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,911,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,385.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Elena hair dyes, hair weaves, hair gel, shampoo, hydrating creams and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012