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Alberto
Alberto is from the city of Carapeguá. He is married and lives with his wife. Alberto is 37 years old and is a businessman. He makes a living producing and selling home-made sausages which, because of the quality of the product, are much liked in the area. Alberto has been doing this work for some years but also works in a factory that produces sausages.

As well as his work, Alberto spends his free time doing gardening. He mainly does work cleaning patios and so has a weeding machine, which he bought with the help of a previous loan from "Fundación Paraguaya". Alberto is very self-sacrificing and hard working. Thanks to his hard-work and dedication he managed to build and furnish his own home.

Alberto is applying for a loan to buy a more modern and powerful grinding machine to produce his home-made sausages.
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El Sr. Alberto es de la ciudad de Carapeguá, es casado, vive con su esposa. Alberto tiene 37 años de edad, es comerciante. Se dedica a la fabricación y venta de embutidos de fabricación casera, los cuales tienen mucha aceptación en la zona por la calidad del producto, lleva varios años realizando dicha actividad. Aparte de esta actividad también trabaja en una fábrica de embutidos en forma aparte.
Adicionalmente durante su tiempo libre se dedica a la jardinería realizando principalmente trabajos de limpieza de patios para lo que cuenta con una desmalezadota, la cual adquirió gracias a un préstamo anterior que le fue concedido por la fundación. Es una persona muy sacrificada y trabajadora que gracias a su esfuerzo y dedicación logró construir su propia casa y equiparla adecuadamente.
El crédito solicitado es para compra de una máquina de moler más moderna y de mayor potencia para su fábrica de embutidos caseros.

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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
  • 95
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,964,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,159.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Alberto to buy a grinder to make sausages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 22, 2013
Listed
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 22, 2014