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Oscar Alcides
Oscar is 42 years old and married to Silvia who is 38. Together they have 3 children, ages 19, 17 and the youngest 12. The two older children are working and going to school, and help with some of the household costs. Oscar has a motorcycle repair shop, which he started more than 15 years ago. He rents a small place in the center of the city where he has gained many customers, and has everything needed to repair and maintain the bikes. He would like to continue to grow this business and is requesting a loan to purchase oil and various spare parts. This will help him manage his costs and continue to increase his income. Oscar appreciates the support that the Paraguayan Foundation has offered him, as well as Kiva.
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El señor Oscar de 42 años de edad, está casado con la señora Silvia de 38 años, la pareja tiene 3 hijas, una de 19 años, otra de 17 años y la más pequeña de 12 años, la dos mayores trabajan y estudian, con lo que ayudan con los gastos familiares.
Oscar tiene un taller de motos, comenta que empezó hace mas de 15 años, alquila un pequeño local en el centro de la ciudad donde acuden muchos clientes, tiene todo lo necesario para poder dar los servicios de reparación y mantenimiento de motos. Quiere seguir creciendo en su negocio y es por esto que solicita el crédito, para la compra de repuestos y aceite, necesita un pequeño stock de repuestos como cabo de embrague, freno, zapata, rotor, caracolito de embrague, llanta, maza, de manera a solventar los costos y que sea mayor su ingreso.
Agradece a fundación paraguaya por el apoyo ofrecido, como así también a Kiva.

Additional Information

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
  • $31,557,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,215.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Oscar Alcides to purchase tools and parts for his motorcycle repair business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 10, 2011
Listed
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012