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Sra. Ramona is 64 years old, widowed, and has eight grown children who are independent. She has a food pantry in her home and has also worked as a "macate" (traveling merchant) for more than 20 years. Thanks to her work, she has an established clientele. Ramona is a valuable person among her neighbors, friends, and customers because she is a hardworking woman.

She needs a loan in order to buy quilts, roasting pans, thermal containers, grills, and other general products. She is grateful for the help she has received from Kiva and Fundación Paraguaya.

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La Sra. Ramona tiene 64 años, es viuda, tiene 8 hijos ya todos mayores de edad e independientes. Ramona tiene una despensa en su propia casa, y además de eso hace macate hace más de 20 años que se dedica a esto y gracias a eso cuenta con clientela formada. Es una persona muy valorada por sus vecinos, amigos y clientes por ser una mujer muy trabajadora.
Necesita el préstamo para compra de edredones, asaderas, termos, parrillas y otros productos en general. Agradece por la ayuda que está recibiendo de Kiva y fundación paraguaya.

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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,470.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Ramona to buy quilts, roasting pans, thermal containers, grills, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2012
May 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013