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Juan is 62 years old, married to Nymia and has 2 grown children who help around the house. Juan and his wife have a tailor shop where he tailors suits, jackets and vests for important individuals and well-known businesses in the country's capitol. He comments that he has been earning a living in this way for more than 20 years, and has quite a bit of experience in this line of work. Juan is requesting this loan in order to purchase fabric, thread and buttons in bulk since he has quite a long list of outfits to tailor and he wants to be able to come through for his customers. Juan is a very serious and responsible person and the most important thing for him is his family and to follow through with his contracted obligations.
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El señor Juan tiene 62 años de edad, está casado con la señora Nymia también, tienen 2 hijos ya mayores de edad que los que ayudan en la casa.
Don Juan y su esposa tienen una sastrería en la cual confecciona trajes, sacos y chalecos para particulares y empresas muy conocidas de la capital del país. Comenta que se dedica a esto hace más de 20 años, por lo que ya tiene una vasta experiencia sobre este trabajo.
El señor Juan solicita el préstamo para la compra de telas, hilos y botones en cantidad ya que tiene una cantidad importante de prendas que confeccionar y desea cumplir con sus clientes.
El señor Juan es una persona muy seria y responsable y lo más importante para él es su familia y cumplir con sus obligaciones contraídas.

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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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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,280.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Juan to purchase fabric, thread and buttons in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013