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Elisa is 66 years old and happily married to 69-year-old Juan. The couple have been blessed with seven children who are all now adults.

Elisa has been working in commerce for more than 20 years. She has a well-stocked grocery store. She started this business with some savings that she and her husband had and they have gradually been strengthening the business. It is currently their family's means of support.

Elisa is requesting this loan to buy drinks, candies, etc. as she has very good demand for these products. Elisa hopes that her business will continue to prosper, as it has done up to now, so that she can provide her family with a decent life.
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La Sra. Elisa de 66 años de edad, está felizmente casada con el Sr. Juan de 69 años de edad, tienen la dicha de tener 7 hijos ya todos mayores de edad.
La Sra. Elisa se dedica al comercio hace más de 20 años, tiene una despensa bien surtida. Empezaron dicho negocio con el ahorro con que contaban con su esposo y de a poco fueron fortaleciendo su negocio día a día y que en la actualidad es el sustento de la familia.
Solicita de este crédito para la compra de bebidas, golosinas, etc. ya que cuenta con muy buena demanda en la venta de sus productos. La Sra. Elisa tiene como anhelo de que su negocio vaya prosperando como lo viene haciendo para que les brinde una vida digna.

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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
  • 58
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,907,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,460.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Elisa to buy drinks and candies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013