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Ignacio Antonio
Ignacio C. is 60 years old and married to Hilda Liduvina Meza C.. He repairs all types of vehicles and also works as a blacksmith. He told us that he started this activity at a very young age with his uncle, who taught him this craft. Later on, Señor Ignacio became independent and worked in his own workshop, gradually becoming known by almost everyone in town.

He has now been active in this trade for over 15 years and is proud of his achievement. He was able to construct his own house on a plot of land that he bought with money earned from his work.

He intends to use his loan to buy a machine to speed up certain tasks. He wants to become a better craftsman and thanks the microfinance institution Fundación Paraguaya for the granted loan.
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El señor Ignacio C. tiene 60 años de edad, está casado con la Sra. Hilda Liduvina Meza C..
El señor Ignacio se dedica a la reparación de toda clase de vehículos como así también a la herrería.
Nos cuenta que para empezar con esta actividad desde muy joven trabajaba con su tío, el cual le enseñó este oficio, posteriormente se independizó y comenzó a trabajar en su propio taller, empezando a ser conocido por casi todos los habitantes de la ciudad en donde vive.
Ya hace más de 15 años que se dedica a este rubro y obteniendo excelentes resultados, llegando a construir hasta para su casa propia en un terreno, el cual lo había adquirido a partir de la ganancia que le daba su trabajo.
El préstamo solicitado es para la compra de una máquina que le servirá para agilizar algunos trabajos.
La intención del señor es lograr rendir mejor en su trabajo, agradece a la Fundación Paraguaya el crédito otorgado.

Additional Information

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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $27,437,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,590.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Ignacio Antonio to buy a machine for his blacksmith workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 10, 2011
Listed
Feb 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 15, 2012