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Teresa is from the city of San Lorenzo. She is single, as she never married, but does have children. They are all now adults and studying at university. She was able to raise the children with a lot of effort.

Teresa makes a living selling food at the San Lorenzo market. She has been doing this for seventeen years and has regular customers. She is applying for this loan in order to buy a fridge in which to store her products. Thanks to her work, Teresa can help her children to continue studying. She is responsible and honest with her commitments. Teresa tells us that she provides good service to her customers and that she dreams of expanding her business and providing employment to others.
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La Sra. Teresa es de la ciudad de San Lorenzo, es soltera ya que nunca se caso, pero tiene hijos, todos ya mayores de edad, estudiantes universitarios, los que pudo criar por medio de su esfuerzo.
Ella se dedica a la venta de comestibles en el mercado de San Lorenzo con una antigüedad de 17 años, con clientes ya formados, solicito el crédito para la compra de una heladera ya que quiere surtir sus productos.Gracias al trabajo que está realizando también le ayuda a sus hijos a seguir estudiando, ha demostrado ser una persona muy responsable y honesta en sus compromisos. Comentan que gracias a su servicio brinda un buen trato a sus clientes, sueña con agrandar el negocio y dar fuente de trabajo a las personas.

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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
  • 70
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,045,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,414.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Teresa to buy a fridge for her food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014