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Melchora is a shopkeeper whose business is located in her home. She has a well-stocked grocery store and butcher's shop and makes a lot of sales because she lives in a very busy area. She has an established customer base made up of passengers, soldiers, veterans, wage earners, etc. Her husband raises livestock and has a small establishment in a neighboring area.

Melchora tells us that her goal is to maintain and strengthen her work place. This is why she has come to Fundación Paraguaya and she is grateful to them for having given her the opportunity to obtain this loan for stocking her business with foodstuffs, drinks, dairy products and other products that she sells every day. She is grateful to Fundación Paraguaya and Kiva for the opportunity that she is receiving.
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La Sra. Melchora, es comerciante, tiene su negocio en su domicilio. Ella tiene una despensa y carnicería bien surtidas, con buen movimiento comercial ya que esta en una zona muy recurrida, tiene una clientela formada, quienes son pasajeros, militares, excombatiente, asalariados, etc. EI marido de ella se dedica a la ganadería, tiene un pequeño establecimiento en una zona aledaña.
Nos cuenta que tiene como objetivo mantener y fortalecer su puesto de trabajo, por esta razón ha recurrido a la fundación y agradece para darle la oportunidad de obtener este crédito para abastecer cada día más su negocio con comestibles, bebidas, lácteos y demás insumos necesarios, que salen día a día. Ella 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
  • 37
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,250.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Melchora to buy products for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013