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Jorge Andres
Sr. Jorge is from the city of Caaguzú. He is 34 years old and has been married to Sra. Maria, age 33, for seven years. They have two children.


Jorge has been a blacksmith for more than 10 years. He took up this job slowly. Jorge started out as a secretary but he later went out on his own. Thanks to the small amount of savings that he had, Jorge was able to gather what he needed for his work. His wife operates a food pantry in their home.


Jorge describes himself as a determined and hardworking gentleman. He says that all of his efforts are intended to provide his family the best and they give him great pride. In his business, Jorge enjoys continuing the construction of a shed so that he can expand his workshop. This will allow him to serve more customers.


The loan he is requesting will be used to buy welding materials and iron that he uses in his trade. Jorge is grateful to Fundación Paraguaya for the opportunity that has been given to him.

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El Señor Jorge es de la ciudad de Caaguzú, tiene 34 años de edad, esta casado con la Señora Maria de 33 años de edad, ellos llevan 7 años de casados y tienen la dicha de tener 2 hijos.
Jorge es Herrero hace más de 10 años, fue adquiriendo este oficio de a poco, ya que empezó como secretario y después pudo independizarse gracias al pequeño ahorro que estuvo juntando a lo largo de su trabajo. Su señora cuenta con una despensa en su domicilio.
El se describe como un hombre luchador y muy trabajador, comenta que todo esfuerzo es poco para darle a su familia todo lo mejor, ya que ellos son su mayor orgullos. En cuanto a su negocio le gustaría poder seguir creciendo construyendo un tinglado para agrandar su taller y de esa forma ganar más clientes.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de materiales de soldadura como así también hierros que le servirán en su profesión. Agradece a la Fundación por la oportunidad que esta le brinda.

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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
  • 67
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $29,036,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,810.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Jorge Andres to buy welding materials and iron.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 18, 2011
Listed
Sep 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012