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Carlos is a mechanic and lives with his wife. He says that he has worked in a mechanic's workshop since he was a boy because he liked the profession.

So after a time, he hired a shed to be able to work on a large scale. Currently he has a spacious workshop for the public on a very busy route. He is a person who puts in a lot of effort and wants to get ahead.

He wants to invest the loan he is applying for in buying spare parts, polishers, a hydraulic press and general tools to make his workshop more suitable.
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El señor Carlos vive acompañado de su mujer es de profesión mecánico y cuenta que desde chico trabajó en un taller mecánico por lo ya le gustaba esa profesión.
Fue así que con el trascurrir del tiempo alquiló un tinglado para poder trabajar a gran escala. Actualmente tiene un taller amplio para todo público sobre una ruta muy transitada. Es una persona que se esfuerza mucho y quiere salir adelante.
El préstamo que solicita lo quiere invertir para la compra de repuestos, pulidoras, prensa hidráulica y herramientas en general para obtener mayor comodidad en su taller.

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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
  • 61
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,479,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,454.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,250 helped Carlos to buy spare parts, polishers, a hydraulic press and tools.
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2013
Jul 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 29, 2013