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Luis Ignacio
Luis is from the city of Santaní. He is 49, and married to Nidia, 32. The couple has two children, who are the source of their greatest joy, and the reason why they both strive.

Luis is a street vendor who sells notions and costume jewelry. This is how he helps his family and provides them what they need for a good life without hardships.

Luis tells us that he has worked since he was young, and is not afraid to work, as everything he does is for his family.

He says that his dream is to have a store, and not have to travel through the streets any more. He requesting the loan in order to buy new clothing, which he will sell in the street, and have more to be able to offer his customers.
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El Sr. Luis es de la ciudad de Santaní, tiene 49 años, está casado con la Sra. Nidia de 32 años. La pareja tiene 2 hijos, quienes son la mayor alegría que tienen y el motivo de lucha de ambos.
Luis se dedica como vendedor ambulante de artículos de mercerías y Bijouteries, con lo cual ayuda a su familia y les da lo que necesitan para una buena vida, sin privaciones. Luis cuenta que desde joven trabajo y que no teme al trabajo, ya que todo lo que hace es por su familia.
Comenta que su sueño es poder tener un negocio y no tener que recorrer más por las calles. Solicita el crédito para la compra de ropas nuevas, las cuales venderá de forma ambulante y tendrá más que poder ofrecer a sus clientes.

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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
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,578,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,560.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Luis Ignacio to buy articles of clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013