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Mercedes is in the city of Pilar. She is the owner of a store. She has done this activity ofr more than 5 years. She doesn't have a husband but she does have two children for whom she has always fought with all of her strength.

She is a very hardworking and enterprising woman with a good payment ethic. She tells us that she is alone with her children, so she has to have double the effort and give them everything they need so they can have a dignified life.

She is asking for this loan so she can stock her business with beverages, food, vegetables, fruit, and more. She is grateful for the opportunity she is receiving and it will be a big help.
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La Sra. Mercedes es de la ciudad de Pilar, ella es dueña de una despensa, se dedica a esta actividad hace más de 5 años, no tiene esposo pero si dos hijos por quienes ella siempre ha luchado con todas sus fuerzas.
Es una persona muy trabajadora y emprendedora y con buena moral de pago. Nos cuenta que se ve sola con sus dos hijos, y por eso tiene que esforzarse el doble y darles todo y que tengan así una vida digna.
Solicita de este crédito para poder surtir su negocio con bebidas, comestibles, verduras, frutas y demás. Agradece por la oportunidad que recibe, ya que le será de mucha ayuda.

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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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,961,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,464.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Mercedes to buy beverages, food, vegetables, fruit and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013