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Modulo 4 Group
In this Group: Belen, Ramona, Lidia, Maria, Ramona, Simona, Pelagia, Maria, Virginia, Maria, Felisia, Jorgelina, Amelia*
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The "Modulo 4" communal bank was formed at the initiative of one of the members. Now it is in its first loan cycle, with 13 members. They are from a fairly remote settlement, around 70 km from Curuguaty. They are from an area that is predominantly rural and in development.

The majority of the members work in agriculture; raising and selling livestock. One of them is Lidia, who is requesting this loan to buy balanced feed for her animals so that she can continue raising and selling animals. She is very grateful for the opportunity that she and her fellow members are receiving.
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El comité Modulo 4 se conformó con la iniciativa de una de las integrantes, Actualmente se encuentran en el 1er ciclo, con trece 13 integrantes, son de una colonia bastante alejada, aproximadamente a 70 km de Curuguaty, son de una zona eminentemente rural que está en desarrollo.
En su mayoría las integrantes se dedican a actividades agrícolas, como ser cría y venta de animales de corral, una de ellas es Lidia, quien solicita de este crédito para la compra de balanceados para sus animales, y de esa forma poder seguir con su cría y su venta de animales. Esta muy agradecida por la oportunidad que ella y sus compañeras están recibiendo.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for poor clients living in rural areas with high levels of crime and social conflict. These clients, working primarily in agriculture, are often ineligible for credit from formal financial institutions because of the high-crime area they live in, their lack of adequate collateral (like a land title), and the likelihood of low agricultural production due to bad weather or pests. Fundación Paraguaya is committed to serving these clients with loans and other wraparound services tailored to their needs. It also provides clients working in agriculture with access to discounted training courses at a local agricultural school to teach them how to improve their crop yields.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,424.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Modulo 4 Group's $1,975 loan helped a member to buy balanced feed for animals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 23, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014