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Román
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Mr. Roman J. is 53 years old, and has been married for 26 years to Mrs. Julia Villasanti, age 47. The couple has six children of whom four are living at home and the other two are working abroad; the children living with them are attending primary and secondary school.



Roman is at the forefront of a small store and meat market which began in 2003 with the savings from his previous work. His wife assists him in his business; she prepares dishes such as pies, cakes and breaded meat.



He is seeking a loan to purchase meat, sausages, rice, flour, noodles, peaches, sugar, milk, oil, herb and soft drinks. This way he can supply his business and give his customers a wider range of products.



Translated from Spanish by Jennie R. Campos, Kiva Volunteer.



El Sr. Roman J. de 53 años de edad, esta casado hace 26 años con la Sra. Julia Villasanti de 47 años de edad. El matrimonio tiene seis hijos de los cuales cuatro estan viviendo con ellos y los otro dos están trabajando en el exterior; los hijos que vive con ellos están cursando la primaria y secundaria.



Don Roman se encuentra al frente de una Despensa y carnicería en la cual se inició en el año de 2003 con un capital de ahorro, fruto de su anterior trabajo. En dicho negocio recibe la ayuda de su esposa, quien tambien se dedica a la elaboración de comestibles como empanada, tortas y milanesas.



El cliente solicita el préstamo para la compra de carnes, chorizo, arroz, harina, fideos, dulce de durazno, azucar, leche, aceite, yerba y gaseosas en general. De este modo para surtir su negocio y dar a sus clientes una mayor variedad de productos.

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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
  • 102
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,964,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,965.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Román to buy shoes, meat, sausages, rice, flour, noodles, peaches, sugar, milk, oil, sardines, and herbs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 16, 2008
Listed
Sep 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2009