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Adolfina has been the owner of a small store, which sells drinks and empanadas, for nine years. She is a very friendly and hard-working person. She has already built up a good clientele in her neighbourhood, since she always has everything the customers are looking for.

She is a widow and has three grown-up and independent children. With effort she has educated them. One of them lives with her and she helps him with his studies. She says that it was very demanding to take care of her children by herself, but that with her sacrifice she managed to make good people out of them.

She is requesting this loan in order to purchase drinks and other supplies, such as vegetables and fruit, so she can stock her business since the festive season is approaching.
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La Sra. Adolfina es dueña una pequeña despensa, venta de bebidas y empanadas desde hace 9 años, es una persona muy amable y trabajadora, se he hecho ya de una buena clientela en su barrio, ya que siempre tiene todo lo que los clientes buscan.
Es viuda, tiene 3 hijos mayores de edad e independizados, y con el fruto de su esfuerzo los ha educado, uno vive con ella y lo ayuda con sus estudios. Comenta que fue muy sacrificado sacar sola a sus hijos adelante, pero que con su sacrificio logró hacer de ellos personas de bien.
Solicita este préstamo para la compra de bebidas y otros insumos como verduras y frutas de esa manera poder surtir su negocio ya que se aproximan las fiestas.

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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
  • 31
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,588.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,425 helped Adolfina to purchase drinks and other products, such as fruit and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2013
Dec 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014