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Juan
Juan, 42, has been happily married for 25 years to Ninfa, with whom he has three children.

Juan's a carpenter who makes a living making furniture that he later sells in his house because he makes it on request. He started this job 10 years ago thanks to savings he and his wife had.

Juan wants to expand his carpentry shop so he can offer more handmade work in his neighborhood and also help other people.

He's requesting his loan to buy raw material, wood, upholstery, and other materials because there's a lot of demand for his furniture.
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El Sr. Juan de 42 años de edad, está felizmente casado con la Sra. Ninfa hace 25 años, y con quien tiene 3 hijos.
El Sr. Juan es carpintero, se dedica a la fabricación de muebles que posteriormente los vende en su casa ya que los hace por pedido. Empezó este trabajo hace 10 años gracias a un ahorro con que contaba con su esposa y de esa manera pudieron emprender esta actividad.
Don Juan tiene la aspiración de ir ampliando su carpintería para que pueda brindar más mano de obra en su barrio y también ayudar a las demás personas.
Solicita su crédito para la compra de materia prima, maderas, tapizados y otros materiales ya que cuenta con muy buena demanda en la venta de sus muebles.

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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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,281,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,437.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Juan to buy wood and upholstery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 21, 2012
Listed
Oct 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013