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Sixta, 65, has three adult children. She has a grocery store that with much sacrifice has been able to keep open. She rises at dawn to go to the San Lorenzo market to make her purchases and once a week she goes to the wholesale foodstuffs market thus managing to lower costs and retain a good clientele. She comments that she does well since her store is well-stocked and she offers her customers a very good variety. Her goal is to continue growing this way to continue helping her family.

Sixta needs this loan to buy beverages, dairy products, baked goods, meats and others in quantity to earn better profits. In the future she wants to enlarge the business and also to buy a vehicle to be able to do her work better.
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La Sra. Sixta tiene 65 años edad, tiene 3 hijos todos mayores de edad, ella tiene una despensa que con mucho sacrificio logra mantener ya que madruga para realizar sus compras del mercado de San Lorenzo y una vez por semana del mercado de abasto, de esta manera logra abaratar el costo y mantener una buena clientela.
Ella comenta que le va bien, ya que su negocio está bien surtido y ofrece a su clientela muy buena variedad. Su meta es poder seguir creciendo y de esa forma poder seguir ayudando a su familia.
Sixta necesita de este crédito para la compra de bebidas, lácteos, panificados, carnes, y demás, en cantidad y de esta manera obtener mejores ganancias. En el futuro desea ampliar su negocio y también comprar un vehículo para realizar mejor su trabajo.

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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
  • $37,305,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,255.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Sixta to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013