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Porfirio is 55 years old. He lives only with his wife, because his children are all adults and they're all already married. They live in the town of San Lorenzo.
He's a carpenter. He has been in this line of work since 2008, and he offers services of furniture repair and manufacturing by order.
He needs this loan in order to purchase plywood and formica, because he received and order for kitchen furniture and he wants to carry it out. In the future he wishes to set up a better space where he can operate his carpenter's workshop. Also, he wishes to achieve the capacity to increase his production and offer his furniture to the general public.
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El Sr. Porfirio tiene 55 años. Vive solo con su esposa, pues sus hijos son todos mayores y ya están todos casados. Viven en la ciudad de San Lorenzo.
El es carpintero, en lo cual trabajo desde el 2008, donde ofrece servicios de reparación de muebles y fabricación sobre pedidos.
Necesita de este crédito para comprar maderas terciadas y formica, pues recibió un pedido de mueble para cocina y quiere poder cumplir con ello. En el futuro desea poder montar un mejor local donde operar con su carpintería, así también anhela contar con la capacidad de aumentar su producción y ofrecer sus muebles al público en general.

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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
  • 100
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,568,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,600.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Porfirio to purchase plywood and formica.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013