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Juan is married to Faustina and they have two children for whom they strive to give everything they can. They live in the city of Carapeguá.

Don Juan works as a street vendor selling all kinds of goods. He started working as a salesman since it gave him very good profits that he uses to support his family. He sells in the cities of Asunción, Itá and Itauguá and carries handmade, local goods as well some products that his wife makes. In particular, she makes bedspreads, blankets, and hammocks.

He is asking for this loan to buy clothing, shoes, sewing supplies, and general supplies for his business. He needs these things because he has many orders. He is grateful for this opportunity that is being offered to them.
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El Señor Juan, está casado con la Sra. Faustina, ambos tienen dos hijos, por quienes luchan para poder darles todo lo que viven en la ciudad de Carapeguá.
Don Juan trabaja como macatero (vendedor ambulante de todo tipo de productos). Se dedicó al rubro de las ventas ya que dejaba muy buenas ganancias para poder mantener a su familia. Su zona de venta son las ciudades de Asunción, Itá e Itauguá llevando productos artesanales fabricados por mano de obra local y algunos productos elaborados por su señora específicamente sobrecamas, frazada y hamacas.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de prendas, calzados, artículos de mercería y lo que tenga que ver con el negocio en general ya que cuenta con muchos pedidos. Agradece por la oportunidad que ella y su familia están recibiendo.

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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
  • 59
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,435,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,414.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Juan buy clothing, shoes, and sewing supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014