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Alfredo is 27. He has one son and lives with his wife. He has a hair salon in the city of Villarrica, where he does all kinds of haircuts for women, men, and children, as well as manicures, pedicures, and waxing. Alfredo first studied hair styling in Buenos Aires (Argentina), where he worked for some months before returning to Paraguay. Thanks to his good skills, he has maintained a steady clientele.

He came to mircofinance partner Fundación Paraguaya to ask for a small loan, which he will use to buy land on which to build his own hair salon in the future.
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El Señor Alfredo tiene 27 años de edad, tiene un hijo, y vine acompañado de sus esposa. Cuenta con una Peluquería en la Ciudad de Villarrica, donde realiza todo tipo de cortes ya sea para damas, caballeros y niños, también realiza trabajos de manicura, pedicuro y depilaciones en general.
El Señor Alfredo primeramente estudio peluquería en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Argentina) ejerció ahí su profesión y unos meses después regreso al Paraguay y mediante su buena preparación logra mantener su cantidad de clientela.
Acude a la Fundación Paraguaya para acceder a una pequeña ayuda crediticia que destinara a la compra de un Terreno para poder construir ahí en un futuro un local propio para su peluquería.

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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
  • 92
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,441,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,140.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Alfredo to buy land on which to build his own hair salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2011
Nov 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012