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Miriam is 33 years old and has a son named Tiago. She is a single mother and is studying medicine. In addition, she has an artisan stall where she cells cement and clay products. She has done this work for more than three years with the help of her whole family.

She says that it is going very well because she now has a well established clientele that always buys her sculptures and work. She is a person with many dreams and ideals. She says that everything she does is for her son so that she can give him a better way of life.

She is requesting a loan to buy clay and cement to invest in the works that she sells.
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La Sra. Miriam tiene 33 años, tiene un hijo llamado Tiago, es madre soltera, y está cursando la carrera de medicina, además tiene un local de ventas de artesanías en cemento y barro, actividad que realiza desde hace mas de 3 años, con la ayuda de toda su familia.
Cuenta que le va muy bien ya que tiene una clientela bien formada que siempre compra de ella sus esculturas y obras, es una persona con muchos sueños e ideales y comenta que todo lo que hace es por su hijo para poder darle un buen estilo de vida.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de barro y cemento para poder invertirlos en las obras que ella vende.

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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
  • 76
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,395.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Miriam to buy clay and cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014