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Sr. Isidro and his partner, Sra. Irma, are both 59 years of age. They have five children, but only one still lives with them. The others are already grown adults.

Sr. Isidro has a well-stocked food pantry in his home where he sells to his neighbors and occasional customers. He offers beverages, sugar, rice, baked goods, and other basic household necessities. In addition, Sr. Isidro plants vegetables on a plot of land near his house. By stocking his business with his own vegetables, he is able to generate a better profit.

The loan he is requesting will be used to buy products in bulk, such as meat, beverages, canned goods, and other items. With the end of the year approaching, he wants to increase his stock since prices go up during this time. He wants to continue offering affordable prices to his customers.

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El Sr. Isidoro vive en pareja con la señora Irma ambos tienen 59 años, y tienen 5 hijos, de los cuales solo uno vive con ellos, ya que los demás ya son todos mayores.
El Sr. Isidro tiene una despensa bien surtida en su casa donde vende a sus vecinos y a ocasionales clientes bebidas en general, azúcar, arroz, panificados y otros insumos de primera necesidad para el hogar, además el señor Isidoro tiene una plantación de hortalizas en un terreno cercano a su casa, y de esa forma surte su negocio con verduras de una forma más económica para él.
El préstamo que solicita es para la compra de productos al por mayor, como ser carne, bebidas, enlatados y demás, ya que se acerca fin de año y desea aumentar su stock ya que en esa época suben el precios de los productos, y quiere poder mantener el buen precio para sus clientes.

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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
  • 61
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,479,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,469.8
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Isidro to buy meat, beverages, canned goods, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013