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Javier is from the city of Lambaré. He is married, but they haven't yet had the good fortune of having children. He is the owner of an aguatería (private water provider) called "La Alborada" (Dawn), which is located in the city of San Antonio.

He inherited his aguatería in 2008 along with land in the area. At that time, he had about 90-130 users.

Currently, more than 300 families partake of his water distribution network. This is because the region where he lives is being divided up and the population is gradually increasing. Thanks to this service, he is helping people have access to this service, which is needed because water access is so important.

He has experience in this type of business. In addition to giving him income, he helps satisfy the basic need of access to drinking water to the population of his region.

Javier is asking for this loan so he can maintain his machines and water pump motors for his distribution network. In this way, he can continue with his work and provide help to his community.
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El Sr. Javier es de la ciudad de Lambaré, está casado, y aun no tienen la dicha de tener hijos. El es dueño de una Aguateria llamada “la Alborada”, ubicada en la ciudad de San Antonio.
Su aguatería fue adquirida en el año 2008 como herencia, junto con terrenos en esa zona, en ese tiempo tenia aproximadamente entre 90 y 130 usuarios. En la actualidad más de 300 familias que son asistidas por la red de distribución de agua potable, ya que se encuentra en una zona que se está loteando y gradualmente crece en la cantidad de usuarios. Gracias a este servicio esta ayudando a las personas que necesitan este servicio tan importante como lo es el acceso al agua.
Tiene antigüedad y experiencia. Esta actividad además de generarle ingreso, contribuye a satisfacer la necesidad básica de acceder a agua potable por parte de los pobladores de la mencionada zona.
Javier solicita de este crédito para poder invertirlo en el servicio de mantenimiento de maquinas, motores motobombas para su red de distribución, y de esa forma seguir con su trabajo y ayuda de la forma que lo viene haciendo.

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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.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,465.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Javier pay to maintain his machines, vehicles, and water pumps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014