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Filemón is from the city of Curuguaty and he’s the representative for the Fortuna B° 12 de junio neighborhood water commission. They currently have 17 subscribers to the potable water service; by means of great effort and sacrifice they succeeded in installing a tank in said location.

The commission he works in is very unified. In addition to paying the monthly quotas for water utilization they also carry out fund-raising activities to earn more money to cover extra expenses that arise occasionally.

The water pump broke and this is why he’s asking for this loan in order to buy a new water pump for water distribution that will make it possible to continue working helping consumers and the community.
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El señor Filemon es de la ciudad de Curuguaty, es representante de la comisión Pro Agua de la Colonia Fortuna B° 12 de junio. Actualmente cuentan con 17 usuarios del servicio de agua potable, que mediante mucho esfuerzo y sacrificio lograron instalar el tanque en dicha localidad.
La comisión con la que trabaja es muy unida a parte de abonar mensualmente por la utilización del agua realizan también actividades para recaudar más dinero y cubrir gastos extras que se presenten ocasionalmente. El motor bomba se había descompuesto y es por ello que solicita este crédito, para la compra de un nuevo motor de distribución de agua, que le permitirá seguir trabajando en ayuda a la comunidad y los consumidores.

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This loan will help fund a new product Fundación Paraguaya has launched called "Ikatu Agua" that will enable people in remote communities to dig wells, build pipelines and install water meters to expand access to clean drinking water. Loans like these are given to sanitation boards, which represent their entire communities. These groups contract builders and oversee construction of water distribution systems, while collecting repayments from impacted community members. These repayments are pooled and returned to Kiva to be credited to lenders.

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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,366,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,186.8
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Filemon to buy a water pump.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014