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Pablo
Pablo is 59 years old and has two children with his wife, Mirian. His son is grown and has his own family now and his daughter is currently in secondary school.

Pablo is a metalworker; he began in this profession when he was very young, as an assistant to his uncle. He later trained in metalworking and started his own business, buying the tools he needed over time to work with metal sheeting. His wife helps him pick up orders and sell his products when she doesn't have work. Usually, Pablo works with architects or civil engineers.

Currently, Pablo and his family are renting a house in San Lorenzo city, where they live and work, but thanks to their business income they are building a house in another city 45 km from Caacupe. Pablo is requesting a loan to buy galvanized tin sheets.
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El Sr. Pablo tiene 59 años, está casado con la Sra. Mirian con quien tienen dos hijos: un varón ya mayor quien también tiene su propia familia y una hija que está estudiando en el colegio, en la secundaria.
Pablo se dedica a la chapería, empezó a trabajar en esta profesión desde muy pequeño como ayudante de un tio y luego de aprender el oficio se independizó y empezó a comprar de a poco sus herramientas, ya luego sus maquinarias para el doblado de las chapas.
Su señora le ayuda a levantar los pedidos y ofrecer sus productos en algunos casos cuando no tiene trabajo, porque en la mayoria de las veces ya trabaja con Arquitectos e Ingenieros de Obras.
Ellos actualmente están alquilando una casa en la Ciudad de San Lorenzo, donde viven y trabajan, pero gracias a las ganancias que tienen están construyendo una casa en otra ciudad a 45 Km de Caacupe.
El solicita el préstamo para poder comprar chapas galvanizadas y estaños.

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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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,602,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,060.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Pablo to purchase galvanized tin sheets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 16, 2011
Listed
Apr 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2012