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Carlos
Carlos is a merchant. He is a street vendor. For several years, he has sold different types of artisanal crafts from different parts of the country. He lives with his spouse, Primitiva, with whom he has three children. They live in Carapeguá now.

Since he comes from a humble family and he wants to work, he decided to open his own business and this way grow little by little. Right now, he has two motorcycles and a pickup truck. His business has also grown and now he has a good number of customers.

He is asking for the loan to buy products such as bedspreads and hammocks. These are what sells the most and with the loan, he can keep filling his customers' orders.
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El Sr. Carlos es comerciante, se dedica al macate (venta ambulante) hace varios años llevando artesanías de diversos tipos a distintas zonas del país. Vive en pareja con la Sra. Primitiva con quien tiene tres hijos, viven en la ciudad de Carapeguá.
Como proviene de una familia humilde y con ganas de trabajar decidió emprender su propio negocio y de esta forma fue creciendo de a poco. Ahora ya cuenta con dos motos y una camionetita, también su negocio ha ido creciendo ya que posee muy buena cantidad de clientes.
El crédito solicitado es para compra de productos como sobrecamas y hamacas, ya que son los que más vende y con ello podrá seguir cumpliendo con los pedidos de 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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 58
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,869,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,939.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Carlos to buy bedspreads and hammocks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 23, 2013
Listed
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014