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Ramón is 26 years old and lives with Sandra, who cuts hair in people’s homes. They have no children and live in a well-known Itá neighborhood.

Ramon rents a shop in the city center where he sells cellular phones, chargers, holsters, and performs repairs. He also sells car radios, sound equipment, Twisters, horns, and boom boxes. He has been selling car equipment for the past three years.

He is requesting this loan to buy more automobile equipment. This time he would like to buy his items in “Ciudad del Este” since they are inexpensive there and this provides him a better margin.
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El señor Ramón tiene 26 años de edad, vive en concubinato con la Sra. Sandra quien realiza trabajos de peluquería a domicilio, no tienen hijos, viven en un barrio muy conocido de la ciudad de Itá.
El Sr. Ramón alquila un salón en el centro de la ciudad donde comercializa teléfonos celulares, carcasas, estuches y realiza servicios de reparación, además vende auto radios, parlantes, Twisters, cornetas, cajas y realiza equipamiento de vehículos hace 3 años.
El préstamo que solicita es para la compra de mas artículos para equipamiento de vehículos, en esta ocasión desea realizar sus compras de Ciudad del Este ya que allí estos artículos tienen un costo muy bajo lo cual le generará mayor margen de ganancia en sus ventas.

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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
  • 134
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,642.8
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Ramón inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2010
Mar 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011