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Diosnel Marcelino
Sr. Diosnel is 61 years old, separated, and his children are grown and independent. He lives in the Calle Yvate neighborhood of Itá. For more than 20 years he has had a shop in the city marketplace where he sells a wide variety of items such as household goods, gifts, toys, jewelry and trinkets, and santería items (santería is a blend of traditional African beliefs with Christianity).

He is requesting the loan at this time in order to increase his stock of toys by purchasing toy trucks, balls, dolls, backpacks and other toys, and santería items.

Sr. Diosnel has shown himself to be a very serious, responsible and hardworking person. He has been working since he was very young, and comes from a very humble family who instilled him with responsibility.

Thanks to his profession he improved his quality of life and helped his children study so they could be useful members of the community.
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El señor Diosnel tiene 61 años de edad, es separado, tiene hijos ya mayores de edad e independientes a él, vive en el barrio denominado Calle Yvate de la ciudad de Itá, posee un puesto comercial en el mercado municipal de la ciudad hace mas de 20 años, allí realiza la venta de diversos artículos como ser bazar, regalos, juguetes, bijouteri y artículos de santería.
Solicita el préstamo en esta ocasión para surtir sus artículos de juguetería con la compra de camioncitos, pelotas, muñecas, mochilas y otros juguetes y artículos de santería.
El señor Diosnel demuestra ser una persona muy seria, responsable y trabajadora, manifiesta que dicha ganas de trabajar lo trae desde muy joven ya que proviene de una familia muy humilde que siempre le inculcó la responsabilidad.
Gracias a esta profesión mejoró su nivel de vida y ayudó a sus hijos a estudiar para que puedan ser personas útiles a su comunidad.

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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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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,516,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,260.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Diosnel Marcelino compra de juguetes y artículos de santería.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012