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José, 57, lives with Rosa in a very crowded neighborhood in the city of Itá. They have just one son who helps him with his work. José owns a truck that he uses to transport bricks that he buys in the city of Tobati and sells in the cities of Asunción, Fernando de la Mora and neighboring areas to contractors, architects and occasional customers; he’s been in business more than 15 years. He also transports soy beans into the interior of the country.

He’s a very hardworking, tenacious man who has worked his entire life to give his family the best. He’s asking for the loan to buy some covers he needs to transport the soy bean loads. He thanks the Fundación and Kiva for the opportunity he’s receiving.
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El señor José tiene 57 años de edad, vive acompañado con la señora Rosa en un barrio muy concurrido de la ciudad de Itá, tienen un solo hijo el cual lo ayuda en su trabajo.
El señor José tiene un camión el cual utiliza para el transporte de ladrillos los cuales compra de la ciudad de Tobati y los vende en las ciudades de Asunción, Fernando de la Mora y alrededores a contratista de obras, arquitectos y a ocasionales clientes hace mas de 15 años, también realiza flete de soja por el interior del país. El es un hombre muy trabajador y luchador, que toda su vida ha trabajado por darle lo mejor a su familia.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de unas cubiertas que necesita para realizar flete de soja. Agradece a la fundación y a kiva por la oportunidad que está recibiendo.

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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
  • 71
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,479,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,605.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped José to buy tarp covers for his truck.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2011
Jan 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013