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Roberto
Roberto is 37 years old. Clara is his life partner, and they have three school age children.

Mr. R. has been working independently selling charcoal for five years. He previously worked as collector for a commercial house. He then left in order to become independent and form his own business.

He currently personally makes sales, but his objective later on is to work as a wholesaler and to have salespeople. That way he will be able to expand his work area and come to have greater income.

The loan is to buy charcoal wholesale.
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Descripción: El Sr. Roberto tiene 37 años, y esta en pareja con la Sra. Clara con quien tienen 3 hijos todos en edad escolar. Sr. R. se dedica a la compra y venta de Carbón Vegetal desde hace 5 años en forma independiente antes trabajaba como cobrador de una casa comercial que luego salio para independizarse y formar su propio negocio.
Actualmente esta actividad lo realiza en forma personal pero su objetivo mas adelante es el de trabajar como mayorista y tener vendedores y así poder agrandar su zona de trabajo y llegar a tener mayor ingreso.
El crédito será destinado a la compra de carbón al por Mayor.

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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
  • 50
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,082,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,794.6
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Roberto buy charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 29, 2010
Listed
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2011