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José is 61 years old and is married to Catalina, who is 56. They are both from the city of Caacupé and have adult children who live on their own.

José has a small store in his home which he runs with his wife's help. It allows them to keep working. They are a couple who strive to keep their business going and cover their daily expenses.

José is requesting this loan to buy holiday sweets for New Year's Eve. This will allow him to have all different kinds to offer his customers. He is grateful for this opportunity to keep working.
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El señor José tiene 61 años y está Casado con la señora Catalina quien tiene 56 años ambos oriundos de la ciudad de Caacupé, ambos tienen hijos, quienes ya son mayores e independientes.
El señor José tiene una despensa copetín el que está instalado en su propia casa, ayudado por su esposa, y de esa forma ambos luchan por seguir trabajando. Es una pareja que se esfuerza mucho por poder seguir con su trabajo y mantener sus gastos del día a día.
José solicita el crédito para la compra de golosinas alusivas a las fiestas de fin de año, así tendrá todo tipo para ofrecer a su clientela. El agradece por esta oportunidad que está recibiendo de seguir trabajando.

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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
  • 125
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,540.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped José to buy holiday sweets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2013
Dec 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015