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Francisca is from the city of Encarnación. She is married and has four children. It is for the children that she makes sacrifices. She does this in order to give them what they need for a decent life without deprivations.

She devotes herself to making clothes. She works by order and occasional customers in the city and in her neighborhood. She does very good work, and that is why she already has a well-formed clientele. Therefore, she has good income.

She is requesting the loan to buy fabric, thread, buttons, and the other supplies she needs to be able to continue working in her shop. She is grateful to the Fundación and to Kiva for the opportunity she is getting.
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La Sra. Francisca es de la ciudad de Encarnación, está casada tiene 4 hijos. Es por ellos que ella se sacrifica, para darles lo que necesitan para una vida digna y sin privaciones.
Ella se dedica a la confección de ropa en su ropa, trabaja por pedido y cliente ocasionales de la ciudad y de su barrio. Tiene muy buenos trabajos y es por ello que ya tiene una clientela bien formada, por lo que tiene buenos ingresos.
Ella solicita el préstamo para la compra de telas, hilos, botones y demás insumos necesarios para poder seguir trabajando en su taller. Agradece a la fundación y a kiva por la oportunidad que está recibiendo.

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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
  • 70
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,070,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,310.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Francisca to buy fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013