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Ruth, 21, is in her third year of a nursing degree. She has three sisters who are also studying. Her mother is a seamstress. Her goal is to finish studying so that she can work in her chosen profession and help with the household expenses, because life is currently very difficult.

Ruth is applying for a loan to invest in her university tuition fees so that she can continue studying.
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Ruth tiene 21 años y estudia Licenciatura en enfermería, está en el tercer año, y comenta que tiene 3 hermanas que también estudian.
Su Mama es costurera y su meta es terminar la Facultad para poder trabajar en su profesión y así poder ayudar con los gastos de la casa, ya que hoy día la vida es muy difícil.
Ruth pide este préstamo para poder invertirlo en pagar sus cuotas de la universidad y así seguir estudiando.

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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
  • 39
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,687.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Ruth to pay her university tuition fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015