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Cristina is from the city of Santaní and she is 50 years old. She tells us she has a food store that she has had for 10 years, which is why she says she has a little experience in this work.

She describes herself as a very hardworking and enterprising woman who struggles day after day to help at home to be able to cover the expenses that come up on a daily basis. She tells us that one of her dreams is to expand her business in the future to be able to have a meat counter.

She is asking for this loan to be able to buy all kinds of products, such as baked goods, canned goods, noodles, dairy products, and other necessary supplies that she is lowest on. She thanks Fundación Paraguaya and Kiva for helping her.
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La Señora Cristina es de la ciudad de Santaní, tiene 50 años de edad. Ella nos comenta que tiene una despensa a la que se dedica hace 10 años, por lo que ella dice que ya tiene un poco de experiencia en ese trabajo.
Ella se define como una mujer muy trabajadora y emprendedora que lucha día a día por ayudar en la casa y de esa forma poder cubrir los gastos que día a día surgen en la casa. Comenta que uno de sus sueños es ampliar su negocio y así mas adelante poder tener una carnicería.
Ella solicita el crédito para poder comprar todo tipo de productos, como ser panificados, enlatados, fideos, lácteos, y demás insumos necesarios que son los que más salidas tienen. Ella agradece lo que la fundación paraguaya y kiva le están ayudando.

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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
  • 72
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,907,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,325.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Cristina to buy baked goods, canned goods, noodles, dairy products, and other necessary supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013