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Blas, 33, lives in the city of Itá with his wife, with whom he has two children. He has been part of a charter taxi service in his community for 6 years and has his own stop. He tells us that with a lot of hard work and sacrifice he is getting ahead. Before he used to work and be dependent on others, but thanks to this job he was able to become independent and move forward.

The loan requested is to buy repair parts for his vehicle since it is his work tool and is what allows him to bring home the daily bread.
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El Sr. Blas tiene 33 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de Itá con su esposa, con quien tienen dos hijos. Él se dedica al servicio de fletes como taxista de dicha en su comunidad desde hace como 6 años, y tiene su propia parada.
Comenta que con mucho esfuerzo y sacrificio está saliendo adelante, anteriormente trabajaba dependiendo de otras personas, pero gracias a su trabajo se pudo independizar y de esa forma salir adelante.
El préstamo que solicita es para la compra de repuesto para su vehículo ya que ese este es su herramienta de trabajo y lo que le permite tener su pan de cada día.

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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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,435.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Blas to buy repair parts for his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013