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Porfirio
Don Porfirio is 52 years old, he lives in partnership with Vicenta and they have three children. He has been a merchant for more than 20 years. He makes his sales directly and also from orders as a street vendor in the areas of Cordillera, Caaguazú, and Encarnación. He has formed customers whom he visits regularly depending on the area that he works.

He says that with the loans he has gotten from Fundación Paraguaya he has come to increase the variety of his products, satisfying his customers' demand and increasing his income, which thanks to this he assumes all of the family expenses and the education of his children. He asks for the loan to buy fishing items and carpentry tools, which have great marketability when it is time to sell.
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Don Porfirio tiene 52 años, vive en pareja con Vicenta y tienen 3 hijos. Es comerciante desde hace mas de 20 años, realiza sus ventas en forma directa y también en forma de pedidos como macatero (vendedor ambulante) en las zonas de la Cordillera, Caaguazú, y Encarnación, cuenta con clientela formada a quienes visita en forma permanente dependiendo de la zona que le toque trabajar.
Cuenta que con los préstamos que obtuvo de la Fundación Paraguaya llego a ampliar la variedad de sus productos, satisfacer la demanda de sus clientes, y aumentar sus ingresos, que gracias a eso asume con todos los gastos familiares y la educación de sus hijos.
Solicita el crédito para la compra de artículos de pesca, herramientas para carpintería, los cuales tienen mucha salida a la hora de vender.

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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
  • 57
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,922,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,452.7
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Porfirio to buy fishing items, carpentry tools, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 22, 2012
Listed
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013