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Santiago is from the city of Santaní. He’s married and has children. He is a very hardworking, responsible, very honest man. According to what he told us he started out working as a gofer on a motorcycle. His dream has always been to have an eatery and to sell beverages in general at home and today he has his own business; he has a regular clientele and good income thanks to his work and effort.

Santiago tells us that he wants to continue growing and this is why he always strives and works sun to sun and why he’s asking for a loan to buy beverages, meat, condiments, vegetables and other ingredients for his eatery. He is thankful for the support he’s getting from Kiva and Fundación Paraguaya.
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El Señor Santiago es de la ciudad de Santaní, es casado y tiene hijos. Es un señor muy trabajador, responsable y muy honesto, según comento empezó a trabajar como macatero en una motocicleta. Su sueño de siempre era de tener un comedor y ventas de bebidas en Gral. en su propio domicilio, ahora ya cuenta con su propio negocio cuenta con clientela formado con buen ingreso gracias a su lucha y esfuerzo.
Nos dice Santiago que quiere seguir creciendo y que por eso el siempre se esfuerza y trabaja de sol a sol. Por ello solicita el crédito para la compra de bebidas, carne, condimentos, verduras y demás insumos para su comedor. Agradece por la ayuda que esta recibiendo de Kiva y fundación paraguaya.

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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
  • 56
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,516,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Santiago to buy beverages, meat, condiments, vegetables and other ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2012
May 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013