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Jose is single and has 2 small children who are still in primary school, and he is dedicating his efforts to advance them. He began working with his father as an assistant on a school bus. Later, he had to travel to Spain. He returned some 4 years ago and managed to open a small stand selling meals. He sells hamburgers, steaks, and more, and the business, due to his considerable effort, is doing very well.

Thanks to his hard work, Jose is educating his children, and purchasing all the necessities that he could hope for. Jose wishes to continue working and investing in his work so that he can have the means to continue helping his children. In addition, he comments that through his labors, he also helps 2 other families by providing them with work.

Jose is soliciting this loan for use in buying merchandise for his stand, including meat, eggs, etc. Also, he wishes to invest in purchasing tables and chairs. He is grateful for the opportunity he is receiving, since it will be of so much help.
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El Sr. Jose es soltero, tiene 2 hijos pequeños que aún están cursando la escuela primaria, y por quienes se esfuerza para sacarlos adelante. Él empezó trabajando con su papá como ayudante de un transporte escolar, luego tuvo que viajar a España, regreso hace cuatro años y logro montar un pequeña tienda de comidas, donde vende hamburguesas, lomitos y demás, que con mucho esfuerzo y dedicación está funcionando muy bien.
Gracias al trabajo que está realizando educa a sus hijos, y compra todas las necesidades que puedan llegar a tener. Jose desea seguir trabajando e invirtiendo en su trabajo para así poder tener los medios para ayudar a sus hijos, además comenta que con su trabajo también ayuda a dos familias dándoles empleo.
Solicita este crédito para utilizarlo en la compra de insumos para su local, como ser carne, huevos, etc. y también lo quiere invertir en la compra de mesas con sillas. Agradece por la a oportunidad que está recibiendo, ya que le será de mucha ayuda.

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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
  • 4,039.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,350 helped Jose to buy supplies for his stand, including meat, eggs, etc., and also, to buy tables and chairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014