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Isidro
Isidro is 39 years old and lives with his partner Celia, 28. They have been together for 10 years and have an 8-year-old son who is in school. Isidro tells us that he comes from a very humble family and from a very early age he helped his father in the field, which is why he was never able to finish his studies. However, he feels fortunate because he has Celia, who helps him sell eggs, milk, hens and other birds that they raise themselves on their small farm. Isidro also dedicates himself to cultivating tomatoes, peppers, sugar cane and other crops. He tells us that he is very grateful because thanks to his dedication and the support of his family he can have a worthy life and offer a better one to his son. He is requesting a loan for the purchase of more raw materials such as seeds, insecticide, fertilizer, chemicals, etc. because he wants to expand his crops.
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Isidro tiene 39 años, vive en pareja con Celia de 28 años, están juntos hace como diez años y tienen un hijo de 8 años que va la escuela. Isidro comenta que proviene de una familia muy humilde, que desde muy temprano le ayudaba a su padre en el campo, razón por la cual no pudo terminar sus estudios. Aún así se siente afortunado por que cuenta con su pareja quien le ayuda con la venta de huevos, leche, gallinas y otras aves que el mismo cría en su pequeña granja. Isidro también se dedica al cultivo de tomate, locote, caña de azúcar, etc. Comenta que está muy agradecido con lo que tiene porque gracias a su dedicación y el apoyo de su familia puede tener una vida digna y así darle una vida mejor a su hijo.
En esta oportunidad solicita el préstamo para la compra de más materia prima e insumos como: semillas, insecticidas, abonos, productos químicos, etc. debido a que quiere ampliar sus cultivos.

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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
  • 90
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,864,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,040.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Isidro purchase farming raw materials such as seeds, insecticide, fertilizer, chemicals, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 24, 2009
Listed
May 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2010