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Carlos, 32, has been married to Liz González for two years; they have a 6-month-old little girl. They live in the city of Coronel Oviedo’s Villa Virgen del Carmen sector.

Carlos is a Photographer. He takes pictures at and films all kinds of events. He also takes instant I.D. card-type photos. He’s been in this line of work for over 20 years but became independent at it four years ago.

This is work that he enjoys because it highlights his creativity; he captures happy moments in the lives of people which he enjoys doing very much.

He started while still very little with an uncle in Ciudad del Este. He learned quite a bit about this profession and when he got the opportunity to acquire his own work tools he became independent.

He comments that innovation is very important in this line of work because technology is the basis for success. He approached the Fundación to request support and he is grateful for the trust placed in him and in his work.
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El Sr. Carlos tiene 32 años de edad, está casado con la sra. Liz Gonzalez desde hace 2 años, tienen una hija juntos de 6 meses, viven en Villa Virgen del Carmen de la Ciudad Coronel Oviedo.
El Sr. Carlos es fotógrafo, realiza fotos y filmaciones de todo tipo de eventos, también realiza fotos tipo carnet al instante, se dedica a ese rubro desde hace más de veinte años pero hace cuatro años se independizó.
Es un trabajo que a él le gusta porque realza su creatividad, capta momentos felices que viven las personas, lo cual disfruta mucho.
Comenzó desde muy pequeño con un tío en Ciudad del Este. Aprendió bastante de esta profesión y al tener la oportunidad de obtener sus propias herramientas se independizó.
Comenta que para este rubro es muy importante la innovación, porque la tecnología es la base del éxito. Se acercó a la Fundación para solicitar apoyo y agradece la confianza que han puesto en su persona y en su trabajo.

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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
  • 98
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,371,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,260.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Carlos to buy a digital camera.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012