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Señora Lucina A. is 42 years old. She lives with her two children, who help her in the family business, which is the sale of used clothes. This business is vital for the family, since it provides their daily living. They began the business approximately 10 years ago. She is both mother and father for her children. The two children study thanks to her work. She needs this loan to continue growing in social and economic capital, since she also helps other families indirectly by giving work to other ladies of the area. In the future she wants to build her own salon, and thus expand her dreams.
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La señora Lucina A. tiene 42 años, vive con sus dos hijos, quienes le ayudan en el negocio familiar, que es la venta de ropas usadas, este negocio es vital para la familia, ya que es su sustento diario.
Ellos comenzaron el negocio aproximadamente hace 10 años, ella es madre y padre para sus hijos.
Los dos estudian gracias a su trabajo. Ella necesita de este crédito para seguir creciendo en capital económico y social, ya que indirectamente también ayuda a otras familias, pues da trabajo a otras señoras de la zona. En el futuro desea construir su propio salón, y así ampliar sus sueños.

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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
  • 48
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,891.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Lucina to buy used clothing such as T-shirts, shirts, bermuda shorts, shorts, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 5, 2009
Jan 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010