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Teresa is from the city of Pilar. She is the owner of a small business and she tells us that she has been in this business of selling all types of clothing for more than 20 years. She says she is doing very well. She lives with her spouse and two young daughters. She works hard to provide them with all that is necessary for a better life so that they will not be deprived of anything.

Teresa has requested the support of Kiva and Fundación Paraguaya to buy winter clothes, since the colder season is approaching and she wants to be able to stock up and offer her customers a broad range of clothing.
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La Sra. Teresa es de la ciudad de Pilar, es dueña de una pequeña empresa comercial, y nos cuenta que está en el ramo hace más de 20 años vende prendas de todo tipo y dice que le va muy bien.
Está acompañada, y tiene dos hijas aun pequeñas, por quienes lucha, para poder darles todo lo que necesitan para un mejor estilo de vida y que no tengan que pasar por ningún tipo de privaciones.
Teresa pide la ayuda de Kiva y fundación paraguaya para la compra de prendas de invierno, ya que se acerca el tiempo de frío y quiere poder surtirse y de esa forma tener una buena variedad que poder ofrecer a sus clientes.

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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
  • 50
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,380.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Teresa to buy clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013