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Ranulfo is from the city of Pilar. He is a lathe operator by trade and he does general soldering work. He tells us that he is very well known for his good work in his neighborhood and the surrounding areas.

Ranulfo is a person with a great desire to keep growing and helping others through work. He is asking for this loan to buy materials for his work, such as soldering irons and metals. He also thanks Fundación Paraguaya and Kiva once again for the help and the great opportunity for growth that he has received, as his business is his only source of work for helping his family.
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El señor Ranulfo es de la ciudad de Pilar, es de profesión Mecánico Tornero, hace trabajo de soldaduras en general. Cuenta que es muy conocido en su barrio y alrededores por el buen trabajo que hace.
Don Ranulfo es una persona que tiene muchas ansias de poder seguir creciendo y ayudando a las demás personas por medio de fuentes de trabajo. Solicita el préstamo para compra de materiales para su trabajo, como ser soldadores y metales, y agradece nuevamente a la fundación paraguaya y a kiva por la ayuda y la gran oportunidad de crecimiento que recibe, ya que su negocio es su única fuente de trabajo con la cual ayuda a su familia.

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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
  • 23
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,435,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,454.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Ranulfo to by soldering irons and metals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013