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Cristino
Sr. Cristino is 68 years old and married. He lives with his wife in Caballero Punta de Ybycuí. They have four grown children who are married and independent.


Cristino has been in the retail business for approximately 40 years. He manages a food pantry, but he also sells milk. When he started his business, Cristino says that he received help from his father who gave him land on which to build his house as well as two dairy cows by which he could support himself. Thanks to his effort and hard work, Cristino was able to save some money and open a food pantry with his wife. Each day he keeps his business stocked and thanks to his good service, he was able to establish a customer base. Cristino is a hardworking person, and as a result, his children have turned out to become good people.


The loan he is requesting will be used to buy various products to restock his food pantry such as vegetables, meat, baked goods, fruits, noodles, and other items. He is grateful to Fundación Paraguaya and Kiva for the opportunity he has received. Cristino hopes to satisfy the needs of his customers by offering them a wider variety of products.

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El señor Cristino tiene 68 años, es casado, vive con su esposa en la compañía Caballero Punta de Ybycuí, tiene 4 hijos todos mayores de edad y casados, que ya son independientes.
Cristino cuenta que hace aproximadamente 40 años se dedica a la actividad de las ventas, ya que tiene una despensa y también vende leche, para comenzar con su negocio nos cuenta que recibió ayuda de su papá quien le regaló el terreno donde construyó su casa, además de que le dio vacas lecheras para poder sustentarse, y gracias al esfuerzo y el trabajo arduo pudo ahorrar y montar su despensa junto con su esposa. Día a día fue surtiendo su negocio y gracias a la buena atención pudo formar su clientela. El es una persona muy trabajadora y resultado de eso es que sus hijos son personas de bien.
El préstamo solicitado será destinado para la compra de productos varios para surtir mejor su despensa, como ser verduras, carnes, panificados, frutas, fideos, y demás. Agradece a la Fundación Paraguaya y kiva por la oportunidad que recibe, espera poder satisfacer las necesidades de sus clientes ofreciéndoles mayor variedad de productos.

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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
  • 66
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $29,036,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,919.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Cristino to buy vegetables, meat, baked goods, fruits, noodles, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 29, 2013
Listed
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013