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Juana is married and has three adult children. She has a taxi service, and owns two vehicles. She bought her taxis after a lot of effort, and has been working in this field for ten years. This is how she has supported her family and given them all they need each day. She wants to keep working and growing as a small business owner.

Juana has requested this loan to buy a taxi stand, as she has one vehicle which isn’t on the road and she wants to make use of it as well. Her dream is to buy more vehicles and continue creating work for the people of her city.
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La Sra. Juana es casada, tiene 3 hijos ya mayores. Ella se dedica al servicio de taxi, tiene 2 vehículos, comenta que con mucho esfuerzo logro comprar sus vehículos, ya hace 10 años que se dedica a este trabajo.
Es gracias a esto que ella ha podido mantener a su familia y darles lo que necesitan para el día a día. Juana nos dice que quiere seguir trabajando y creciendo como microempresaria.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de una parada de taxis, ya que tiene un vehículo que no está en circulación y quiere hacerlo trabajar también. Sueña con comprar mas vehículos y seguir dando trabajo a la gente de su cuidad.

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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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,420.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Juana to buy a taxi stand.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2012
May 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013