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Nelson
Nelson, 40, is from Coronel Oviedo, has been married to Maria for 12 years and they have 2 children: Laura, 9 and Rodrigo, 7.
Nelson is a printer and he tells us that his business is located in his mother’s house on the main street of the city. He began his career when he was very young. First he worked as an employee until he decided to open his own print and design shop. He tells us that at the beginning it was difficult because of the lack of capital and having to develop his own customer base. But with time he became known for his work that was appreciated and accepted and his business was growing. These days he is a big micro entrepreneur and Nelson tell us that all of his work is for his children because he wants them to be professionals in the future and to have good jobs and not to have to worry.
He is requesting the loan to buy paints,canvas, cloth and other supplies needed to make posters. He appreciates the help he is being given from the Foundation and from Kiva.
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El Sr. Nelson es de la ciudad de Coronel Oviedo, tiene 40 años de edad, está acompañado con la Sra. María hace 12 años, juntos tienen 2 hijos, Laura de 9 y Rodrigo de 7 años.
El Sr. Nelson es letrista, y nos cuenta que tiene su negocio tiene en la casa de su madre sobre la avenida principal de la ciudad, Comenzó la profesión de letrista muy joven, antes era empleado hasta que se decidió a montar su propio taller de letras y creatividad, comenta que en principio le costó un poco por la falta de capital y crear su propia clientela, con el tiempo empezaron a conocerlo por sus trabajos que fueron aceptados y valorados con lo su negocio fue creciendo y hoy en día ya es un gran microempresario. Nelson nos cuenta que todo su trabajo es por sus hijos, ya que quiere que ellos el día de mañana sean personas con buenas profesiones que trabajen bien y no tengan de que preocuparse.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de pinturas, lonas, lienzo y de más insumos necesarios para hacer sus carteles. Agradece a la fundación y a kiva por la oportunidad que le están dando.

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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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,204,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,600.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Nelson to buy paint, canvas, cloth and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2011
Listed
Jan 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013