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Señora Antonia is 30-years-old and is a single mother of 3 school-aged children for whom she always fights. She is very enterprising and hard-working. She makes and sells clothing and other products made out of yarn that she herself makes with her machine. She also has a small grocery store. Thanks to her work and effort, she can provide her children with everything they need and also keep them in school, so they don't have to suffer any hardship like she had to. She is requesting this loan to buy yarn and dye to weave more clothing because she has a lot of requests from her customers this season. She is thankful for the help she is receiving. It will be very beneficial to her.
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La Sra. Antonia tiene 30 años de edad, es madre soltera de 3 hijos en edad escolar, por quienes ella siempre lucha. Esta señora es muy emprendedora y trabajadora, se dedica a la fabricación y ventas de ropa de hilo que ella misma fabrica con su máquina y otros productos, pero también aparte de eso tiene una pequeña despensa.
Gracias a su trabajo y esfuerzo pudo brindarles a sus hijos todas las comodidades y a la vez hacerle estudiar, para que ellos no tengan que pasar por ninguna privación como las que ella tuvo que pasar.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de hilos y color para tejer más ropas que en ésta temporada lo solicitan mucho sus clientes. Agradece por la ayuda que recibe, pues 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
  • 59
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,907,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,280.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Antonia to buy yarn and dye to be able to weave.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013