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Luis, 43, is married to Elvira with whom he has a son who is their source of encouragement to continue working and striving to be able to give him everything they themselves never had.

He’s been growing tomatoes, bell peppers, tobacco and beans, among others for several years, an activity he does with his son.

The requested loan will be used to buy shading for his plants to protect them and produce good quality products to increase his income and improve his and his family’s quality of life.
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El Sr. Luis tiene 43 años de edad está casado con la Sra. Elvira, con quien tiene un hijo, quien es la inspiración de ambos de seguir trabajando y luchando para darle lo que ellos no tuvieron.
Se dedica a la plantación de tomate, locote, tabaco, poroto entre otro desde hace varios años, esta actividad la realiza con su hijo.
El crédito solicitado lo quiere invertir en la compra de media sombra para su plantación, para poder proteger su cultivo y producir una buena calidad en sus productos y de esa manera aumentar sus ingresos y mejorar su calidad de vida y las de su familia.

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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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 45
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,281,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,445.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Luis to buy shading to protect the crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014