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Marcial is 46 years old and married to Rufina. They live in the town of Paraguarí. Marcial manufactures and sells vases and small tables. He gets help from his wife, who is in charge of finishing and selling the merchandise in front of their house.
Through hard work they have been able to get ahead. They wish to continue to expand their business, because they see a lot of potential in it. Marcial reports that everything he does is to give his family a decent and dignified life, and to prevent them from going through any kind of hardships.
He intends to use the loan to purchase cement to make his vases and small tables.
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Marcial tiene 46 años, está casado con Rufina. Ellos viven en la ciudad de Paraguarí. Marcial se dedica a la fabricación y venta de planteras y mesitas, en lo que recibe la ayuda de su señora, quien se encarga de la terminación y comercialización del producto en frente a su domicilio.
Ellos con esfuerzo están saliendo adelante y desean seguir creciendo comercialmente ya que ven mucho futuro en su negocio. El señor Marcial comenta que todo lo que hace es por darle a su familia una vida digna y decorosa y que no tengan que pasar por ningún tipo de privaciones.
Pretende utilizar el crédito para la compra de cemento para la elaboración de sus planteras y mesitas.

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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
  • 82
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,492,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,220.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Marcial to purchase cement to make vases and small tables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012