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Mr. Francisco is native of San Jose. His business is working with sand and rocks in the Pirai river (he obtains and washes the sand and rock to later sell to contractors) He has been in this business for quite a while. He also has a dredger which is the main equipment for his type of work. He is married to Andrea who helps him in his business. With the money from the loan he will repair his dredger. Mr. Francisco is a very hard working man and is always thinking of the well being of his family and wishing to improve their quality of life. He is very grateful to this institution for all the help that they provide.
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El sr. Francisco oriundo de la localidad de San José, su actividad es la explotación de áridos en el rio Pirai (explota y lava arena, piedra para vender a los constructores), se dedica a esta actividad hace bastante tiempo, también cuenta con una draga la cual es instrumento en su trabajo casado con la señora Andrea quien le ayuda en esta actividad, con el dinero del crédito realizara mantenimiento de motor (draga), el Sr. Francisco es una persona muy trabajadora siempre pensando en el bienestar de su familia, deseando mejorar su calidad de vida, esta muy agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 136
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  • $32,164,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Francisco to maintain the dredger motor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011