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Mrs Elizabeth González is married with 2 children – Fiorela who is 4 and Richard who is 2, who are the love of her life and her greatest hope. She hopes that they can one day go to the university of their choice

Elizabeth is the owner of a sawmill. She knows about business as she has worked in a sawmill since a very young age. Her father also had a sawmill and he is the person who helped her set up one of her own.

Elizabeth hopes to continue to develop her business and improve its infrastructure by building platform. To achieve this, she needs a loan which she is now requesting.

Translated from Spanish by Lucy Williams, Kiva volunteer

La Sra. Elizabeth González es casada, tiene 2 hijos Fiorela de 4 años y Richard de 2 años, que son la luz de su vida y su mayor esperanza, ella desea que ellos puedan culminar el día de mañana una carrera universitaria de la preferencia de ellos.

Elizabeth es propietaria de un aserradero, ella conoce del negocio ya que desde muy joven trabajo en ello; su padre también tenía un aserradero y fue él quien ayudo a Elizabeth a montar su propio aserradero.

Ella desea seguir creciendo en este negocio, y mejorar su infraestructura, construyendo un tinglado; para lograr esto ella necesita de un crédito que hoy día está solicitando.

Additional Information

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
  • $37,951,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,332.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Elizabeth to improve the infrastructure of her sawmill, building a platform.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2008
Apr 13, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2008