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Juan is from the city of Curuguaty and is single. He works as an auto mechanic and has more than 15 years in this profession. Thanks to the high-quality work he does, he has built up a solid base of clients who always come to him.

He wants to be able to continue working and expand his business so that he will have the capacity to repair more vehicles and thus increase his income so he can help his family.

He is seeking his first loan, which he wishes to use to buy soldering equipment. This will be extremely useful in his work and will allow him to gain more clients.
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El. Sr. Juan es de la ciudad de Curuguaty, es soltero, y tiene como profesión la mecánica de automóviles liviano, hace mas de 15 años que se dedica a esto, y gracias al buen trabajo que hace ya tiene una clientela bien definida que siempre acude a él.
Su deseo es poder seguir trabajando y el día de mañana ir agrandando su negocio para tener una mayor capacidad para recibir a más autos y tener mayores ingresos para ayudar a su familia.
Solicita su primer crédito que quiere destinar a la compra de un equipo de soldar que le será de extrema utilidad en su labor y que le ayudará a tener mayores 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
  • 135
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,209.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Juan to buy soldering equipment for his auto shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013