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Wilfrido
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Wilfrido is 30 years old and is married to Cristina Mendoza. They live in their own home, and have a seven-year-old son, who attends school.


When Wilfrido was very young, he went to Argentina in search of work. He worked there in a photocopying, printing and binding company. Five years ago he returned home to open his own business.


His company is in a strategic position, located in the city centre, where he also carries out typing and printing work. He is currently working with his cousin, whose education fees he covers.
He needs this loan so that he can buy a colour photocopier.


Translated from [Spanish] by [Lisa Ritchie], Kiva Volunteer.


Wilfrido tiene 30 años de edad, está casado con Cristina Mendoza, ellos viven en casa propia, tiene un hijo de 7 años quien va a la escuela.


Wilfrido cuando muy joven viajo a la Argnetina en busca de trabajo, trabajo en un negocio donde se realizaban fotocopias, impresiones y encuadernaciones, y hace cinco años volvió al país y abrió su propio local.


La ubicación de su negocio es estratégica, está en el centro de la ciudad, también realiza trabajos de tipeo e impresiones a computadora. Actualmente trabaja con él un sobrino, a quien le costea los gastos de sus estudios en la facultad.


Necesita el crédito para la compra de una fotocopiadora a color.

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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
  • 82
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,772,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,345.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Wilfrido to buy a colour photocopier.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
May 16, 2008
Listed
May 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 15, 2009