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Herminio is 69 years old, married, and lives with his wife and daughter. In total, he has three adult children, who are now all independent.
Herminio worked since he was young as a gas station attendant, and now he is retired. Through years of saving, he was able to build his house and start a small convenience store. Thanks to the way in which he treats his customers, he has been able to build a loyal clientele. He has been able to grow his business and can now offer his customers a wider variety of products. Herminio says that everything he has now he obtained through a lot of sacrifices and hard work from both him and his family.

He is requesting this loan to buy food, drinks, fruits, vegetables, and more, so that he can continue offering a good service to his customers, and to continue offering them a wide variety of goods as he has always done.
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El señor Herminio tiene 69 años de edad, es casado vive con su esposa y una hija, en total tiene 3 hijos todos mayores de edad, que ya son independientes.
Herminio cuenta que desde joven trabajó en una estación de Estación de Servicios como playero, actualmente ya jubilado. Tras años de ahorro pudo construir su casa y allí montar un pequeño negocio, que es una despensa, y gracias al buen trato pudieron formar su clientela, gracias a ello pudieron ir creciendo ofreciéndoles a sus clientes mayor variedad de productos. Dice Herminio que todo lo que tiene es con mucho sacrificio y fruto de su trabajo y el de su familia.
El solicita de este crédito para la compra de comestibles, bebidas, frutas, verduras y demás, para que con ello siga dando una buena atención a sus clientes y ofrecerles buena variedad como siempre lo viene haciendo.

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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
  • 91
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,557,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,919.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Herminio to buy food, drinks, fruits, vegetables and more for his convenience store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014