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Adolfo is 37 years old and he is married with Adriana, a merchant. They have 2 small children and one if going to primary school. The other is only 2 years old. Adolfo together with his wife sell snacks and grocery items to various businesses such as grocery stores, stands, cafeterias, and canteens in schools. He has had this business for about 10 years, having started out by selling in door to door. They soon acquired their first car and started to visit the three closest cities.

He has a steady client base now thanks to the convenience and good prices offered, helping maintain his position in the competitive market. He requests a loan to purchase merchandise, including: cookies, candies, chips, juice powders, caramels, gum, batteries, erasers and to supplement his stock of household products.
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El señor Adolfo tiene 37 años de edad, esta en pareja con la Sra. Adriana de profesión comerciante.
Tienen 2 hijos, ambos menores, uno de ellos cursa la educación primaria y el otro cuenta con dos años de vida.
El señor Adolfo junto con su esposa se dedican a la venta de golosinas y artículos comestibles en los diferentes negocios como: despensas, copetines, casillas, cantinas de colegios entre otros.
A esta actividad se dedican hace 10 años aproximadamente, se iniciaron con la venta ambulante en bolsos, luego adquirieron su primer móvil y así empezaron a cubrir como mínimo a tres ciudades cercanas.
Actualmente tiene una clientela formada que gracias a la comodidad y los buenos precios de sus productos se mantiene en este rubro tan competitivo.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de mercaderías tales como: galletitas, golosinas, papas fritas, jugos en polvo, caramelos, chicles, pilas, gomas y aumentar su inventario de mercaderías de electrodomésticos.

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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
  • 61
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,680,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,750.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Adolfo to purchase cookies, chips, drink powders, caramels, gum, batteries, and erasers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011