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Hermes
Hermes, 51, and his wife Maria have 5 dependent children. He has had a small dairy farm and sold firewood for more than 15 years. He sells in different neighborhoods of the city of Caacupé and nearby.

He tells us that he has a very good customer base that he sells to on a daily or weekly basis, depending on the orders he gets. Thanks to his and his wife's efforts they are making progress and helping their children.

He asks for a loan to buy a dairy cow to increase his milk production so that he can have a little more income. He is grateful for the help from Kiva and the Fundacion Paraguaya.
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Don Hermes tiene 51 años, está casado con María, juntos tienen 5 hijos que dependen él. Se dedica al tambo y la venta de leñas hace más de 15 años, realiza sus ventas en zonas de la ciudad de Caacupé y alrededores.
Nos comenta que tiene muy buena clientela a quienes todos los días y semanalmente visita dependiendo los pedidos que recibe. Gracias al esfuerzo conjunto de él y su esposa están saliendo adelante y ayudan así a sus hijos.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de una vaca lechera, con lo que podrá aumentar la producción de leche de su tambo, y de esa forma tener un poco más de ingresos. Agradece por la ayuda que recibe de kiva y de fundación paraguaya.

Additional Information

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
  • 89
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,441,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,255.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Hermes to buy a dairy cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 13, 2012
Listed
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013