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Nicanora, 54, is married with two independent daughters. She has a food mart located at home in the city of Itá where she’s been supplying her customers with herbal tea, beverages in general, meat, baked goods, dairy products, charcoal, sugar, rice and others for more than 10 years.

She relates that it was difficult to start at first but gradually she forged a path and today she has a very good clientele that buys from her frequently and this is how she’s getting ahead.

She’s asking for this loan to buy meat, baked goods, dairy products, charcoal, sugar, rice and others to be able to stock her store and continue offering a good variety to her customers. She’s grateful for the opportunity she’s getting to grow and improve.
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La señora Nicanora tiene 54 años, está casada, tiene 2 hijas ya independientes a ella, tiene una despensa en su casa ubicada en la ciudad de Itá donde provee a sus clientes de yerba, bebidas en general, carne, panificados, lácteos, carbón, azúcar, arroz y otros insumos hace más de 10 años.
Ella cuenta que al principio le fue difícil empezar, pero poco a poco fue abriéndose camino y hoy en día ya tiene muy buena clientela que compra de ella de manera frecuente, y así está saliendo adelante.
Solicita de este crédito para poder invertirlo en la compra de carne, panificados, lácteos, carbón, azúcar, arroz y otros para poder surtir su negocio y de esa forma seguir ofreciendo una buena variedad a sus clientes. Ella agradece por la oportunidad que está recibiendo de poder crecer y mejorar.

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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
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,911,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,475.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Nicanora to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014