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Elida, 44, is from the city of Caaguazú. She’s been a widow for three years. She has four children who are always with her and who help her. Elida has been working as a dressmaker for a year. Her children bought her three industrial sewing machines that she uses to make clothes in general. She also gets help from her children who work in order to cover family expenses and schooling costs for her son and grandson. She’s requesting this loan to buy fabric, zippers and thread to make various items to sell this spring and in the approaching summer.
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La Sra. Elida tiene 44 años, es de la ciudad de Caaguazú, es viuda desde hace 3 años, el matrimonio tiene 4 hijos quienes siempre están con ella y la ayudan.
La señora Elida se dedica a la confección desde hace 1 año, sus hijos le compraron tres maquinas industriales que utiliza para confeccionar ropas en general, también recibe ayuda de sus hijos que trabajan para llevar adelante los gastos familiares y estudio de su hijo y su nieto.
Solicita este préstamos para la compra de telas, cierre, hilos para confeccionar artículos varios y poder comercializar en la esta temporada de primavera y verano que llega.

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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
  • 77
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,114,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,464.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Elida to buy fabric, thread, zippers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2013