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Mario is 55 years old, he lives with Amelia, aged 54, in the town of Itá and they have 5 children: only the youngest daughter lives with them, while the other children are all economically independent.
Mario has been running a small store in his house for more than 10 years, where he sells every kind of basic necessities for the house such as sugar, yerba maté, dairy products, drinks, carbon and so on to his neighbors and to occasional customers. He says that his wife helps him in the shop. He wants to keep on growing in order to keep on providing for this family.
He is requesting a loan to buy sugar, yerba maté, carbon, drinks and other products to supply his shop and to have a wider variety of products to offer to his customers.
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El señor Mario tiene 55 años de edad, vive con la señora Amelia de 54 años de edad, viven en la ciudad de Itá, tienen 5 hijos de los cuales solo la menor vive con ellos, los demás ya son todos independientes.
El señor Mario tiene una despensa en su domicilio hace mas de 10 años, allí surte a vecinos y a ocasionales con todo tipo de insumos de primera necesidad para el hogar tales como, azúcar, yerba, lácteos, bebidas en gral., carbón y otros productos. Comenta que su esposa le ayuda en el negocio. El quiere seguir creciendo para poder continuar manteniendo su casa.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de azúcar, yerba, carbón, bebidas en gral. y otros insumos con lo cual podrá abastecer su negocio y tener más variedad que ofrecer a sus clientes.

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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.

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  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 74
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $27,639,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,435.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Mario to buy sugar, yerba maté, carbon, drinks and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013