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Teofilo is 46 years old. He is married to Blanca, age 44, and they have three independent, adult children and each one has his/her own family. Teofilo began working with his father in the production and sale of horticultural products. Currently, with his father’s help, he already has a truck that he uses to sell fruits and vegetables while traveling through the city. He also carries freight in his truck and, in this way, he is able to provide his family with a dignified life. He is requesting the loan to purchase more tomatoes, onions, and fruit in order to be able to continue with his sales and, and in this way, have more income to provide for his family.
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El Sr. Teofilo tiene 46 años, está casado con la Sra. Blanca de 44 años de edad tienen tres hijos mayores de edad, que ya son independientes y cada uno ya tiene su familia formada.
Teofilo empezó a trabajar con su padre en la producción y venta de productos hortícolas, actualmente con la ayuda de su padre ya tiene un camión para realizar la venta de verduras y frutas que vende recorriendo por la ciudad, y también realiza fletes en su camión y así poder brindarles a su familia una vida digna.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de más tomates, cebollas y frutas en general para poder continuar con sus ventas y así tener un mayor ingreso para ofrecer a su familia.

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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
  • 67
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,469,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,005.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Teofila to purchase tomatoes, onions, and fruit to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014