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Vicente
Sr. Vicente M. is 51 years old and married to Sra. Maria Viveros. They have two adult children. Before he started this business, he was employed as a truck driver. He later quit and used his severance pay to start his current business of manufacturing bricks. Vicente has been in this business for approximately 15 years. He has the experience and has gained customers due to the good quality of his products.


The loan he is requesting will be used to enlarge the oven he uses for baking bricks. Vicente hopes to buy a small truck for transporting his products so that he does not have to pay extra for freight.

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El Señor Vicente M., tiene 51 años de edad, está casado con la Señora Maria Viveros, tienen 2 hijos, todos mayores de edad.
Para poder comenzar con esta actividad trabajaba en forma dependiente como chofer de camiones, luego se retiró y con el pago de su liquidación comenzó su trabajo actual, cual es la producción de ladrillos.
Esta actividad ya lo realiza hace aproximadamente 15 años, por lo que ya posee experiencia en la misma y una clientela formada por la buena calidad de sus productos.
El préstamo solicitado es para la ampliación del horno en donde realiza el quemado de los ladrillos.
El deseo del Señor Juan es llegar a comprar un pequeño camión para poder llevar su producto y no pagar más por fletes.

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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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  • $4,555
    Average annual income
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  • $27,441,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,631.6
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Vicente pay for labor to enlarge the oven he uses for baking bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 18, 2010
Listed
Mar 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 15, 2011