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Sr. Secundino is a “macatero” (a rural salesman) who travels around selling clothes such as jeans for women and men, t-shirts for sports and casual wear, and shoes (both dress shoes and athletic shoes). He sells this merchandise in the afternoons since he spends the morning selling fruits and vegetables.

Secundino owns a truck that he uses for his business, as well as a house in the city. He says that he has been in this business for two years. Previously he worked as an employee for a mining company in Ypacarai, where he had 12 years of experience.

The loan he is requesting will be used to buy seasonal clothing such as shirts, t-shirts, shoes, and other items. He is grateful to Fundación Paraguaya for the opportunity that has been given to him. Obtaining credit will be a great help to his enterprise.

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El señor Secundino, es macatero, es decir, se dedica a la venta ambulante de ropas como ser jeans para damas y caballeros, remeras deportivas y de vestir, y calzados como ser de vestir y deportivos, todo esto lo realiza por la tarde, y que por la mañana vende frutas y verduras.
Tiene una camioneta que es de su propiedad, con el cual realiza su negocio, tiene casa propia en la ciudad, según el cliente hace 2 años que se dedica a este rubro, anteriormente trabajaba como empleado en la minería de ypacarai, con una antigüedad de 12 años.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de ropas para la temporada, como camisa, remeras, y calzados, entre otros. Está agradecido a la Fundación por la oportunidad que esta le da,pues de obtener el crédito le será de gran ayuda en su emprendimiento.

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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
  • 91
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,441,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,960.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Secundino to buy shirts, t-shirts, shoes, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2011
Oct 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012