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Alejandrino is 58 years old. He has been married to María for 30 years, and they have two children. They have lived in the city of Coronel Oviedo for 28 years.

Alejandrino has been a vendor for 14 years. He has a stall in the market where he sells fruits, vegetables, and novelty items. His shop is well-stocked and he has an established customer base. He says that he started small when his children were babies and the economy was unfavorable. They get up very early to open their stall and to buy fresh produce so that they can offer good quality to all their customers.

Today he is requesting a loan to buy fruits and vegetables so that he can continue to offer his customers a good variety and to give them what they need.
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El Sr. Alejandrino tiene 58 años, está casado con la Sra. María hace ya 30 años, del matrimonio nacieron 2 hijos, viven en la ciudad de Coronel Oviedo hace 28 años.
El Sr. Alejandrino es comerciante hace 14 años, tiene un puesto en el Mercado, donde tiene venta de Frutas, Verduras y bazar, bien surtida con clientela formada. Comenta que comenzó con algo pequeño cuando sus hijos aun eran bebés y la economía ya era difícil. Se levantan muy temprano para abrir su local y comprar los productos frescos y así ofrecer buena calidad a todos sus clientes.
Hoy solicita el crédito para la compra de frutas y verduras, para poder seguir dando buena variedad a sus clientes, y así seguir dando a sus hijos lo que necesitan.

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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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,366,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,452.7
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Alejandrino to buy fruits and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013