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Sra. Pablina is 41 years old and married to Sr. Maximino. They have two children, so both of them work tirelessly to provide them everything they need to have a better life.

Sra. Pablina was a saleswoman at a shoe store for many years while her husband worked as a bus driver. However, she came up with the idea to open her own business. With the help of small loans, she continued to sell shoes and now rents three commercial spaces and has four employees. Pablina has several customers. Later on she would like to buy her own shop where she can generate good sales. This would enable her children to attend university since she and her husband were not able to go because they have been working from a young age.

Pablina is requesting this loan so that she can invest in the purchase of shoes, slippers, athletics shoes, and other items. As a result, her business will be well-stocked and she will be able to offer a good variety to her customers.

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La Sra. Pablina tiene 41 años está casada con el señor Maximino, tienen dos hijos por quienes ambos luchan incansablemente para poder darles todo lo que necesitan para una mejor vida.
La señora era vendedora de calzados en una tienda durante mucho años, su marido fue chófer de colectivos, pero Pablina tuvo la idea de abrir su propio negocio y con la ayuda de pequeños préstamos consiguió dedicarse a la venta de calzados, actualmente alquila tres salones comerciales con 4 empleados, cuenta con una buena cantidad de clientes. Le gustaría más adelante comprar para su propio local ya que le va muy bien en las ventas y que sus hijos estudien en la universidad ya que ellos no pudieron por tener que trabajar desde jóvenes.
Ella solicita de este crédito para invertirlo en la compra de zapatos, zapatillas, calzados deportivos, etc, y con eso poder tener bien surtido su negocio y ofrecer una buena variedad 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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,961,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,209.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Pablina to buy shoes, slippers, athletics shoes, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014