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Luis Alberto
Luis is 32 years old, separated from his wife, and lives in the center of the city of Caacupe, some 60 kilometers from the capital city of Asuncion. He has 2 boys and 1 girl, all of school age.

Luis has operated a fish store from his home for 2 years. He requests a loan to buy a freezer for storing fish. With this, he will be able to acquire a larger quantity of fish and keep them fresher until final sale.

Luis is grateful to the Paraguay Foundation and Kiva for their help with his activity, because by this means he will be able to offer his clientèle good service and the best product on the market.
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El señor Luis S. tiene 32 años de edad, es separado y vive en el centro de la ciudad de Caacupe, distante a unos 60 kilómetros de la ciudad capital (Asunción). Tiene 2 hijos y 1 hija (todos en edad escolar).
El señor Luis S. posee en su domicilio una pescadería desde hace 2 años.
Don Luis solicita el crédito para la compra de un cogelador para almacenar los pescados, ya que de esa manera podrá adquirir mayor cantidad de productos y mantenerlos frescos hasta el final de sus ventas.
Agradece a la Fundación Paraguaya y Kiva el apoyo obtenido para su actividad, ya que mediante ello podrá ofrecer a su clientela un buen servicio y el mejor producto del mercado.

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

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,578,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,370.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Luis Alberto tO BUY A FREEZER FOR HIS FISH SELLING BUSINESS.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012