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Maria has her sewing workshop in Ciudad del Este, where she works hard each day to be able to fulfill the orders of all her customers.

She is applying to Fundación Paraguaya and to Kiva for the loan, to be able to buy different fabrics and some materials she urgently needs in order to fill an important uniform order for the winter season.

María defines herself as a very hard-working and enterprising person, who wishes to be able to work, and that way keep helping her family through her work.
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La Sra. Maria tiene su taller de costura en Ciudad del Este, donde trabaja arduamente cada día para poder cumplir con los pedidos de todos sus clientes.
Ella solicita el crédito a Fundación Paraguaya y a kiva para poder comprar telas diversas y algunos materiales que necesita de manera urgente para cumplir con un importante pedido de uniformes para la temporada de invierno.
La Señora se define a sí misma como una persona muy trabajadora y emprendedora, que desea poder trabajar y de esa forma seguir ayudando a su familia por medio de 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
  • 81
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,137,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,350.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Maria to buy fabric and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2012
May 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013