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Edgar is 31 years old and lives with a woman named María. They have 2 children who attend school. Their home is located in a very crowded part of the city of Ita. He has been working as a suit tailor for individuals and for policemen for over 10 years. The loan that he is requesting is to purchase a sewing machine, which he will use to speed up the production of the suits. Actually, his work is creating job opportunities for another employee and for others outside his company who can carry out the completion of his garments.
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Edgar tiene 31 años de edad, viven en concubinato con la señora María, tienen 2 hijos en edad escolar. Su domicilio está situado en una compañía muy concurrida de la ciudad de Itá.
Se dedica a la confección de trajes para particulares y para agentes policiales hace más de 10 años.
El préstamo que solicita es para la compra de una maquina recta, la cual le servirá para agilizar la confección de sus trajes, actualmente su actividad origina fuentes de trabajo a un empleado fijo y a otras personas fuera de su empresa que realizan la terminación de sus prendas.

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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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 89
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  • $31,492,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,040.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Edgar the purchase of a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2009
May 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010