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Merardo
Merardo is 57 years old and has a wife, his beloved María. They both form a beautiful family with their adult daughter and their granddaughter and live in the town of Itá.
Merardo has had a fast food counter for several years. His wife also helps with the business. He also sells mate and tereré because they are located in a busy area for truck drivers.
Merardo says that he could fulfill his dream of seeing his daughter receiving a degree through his business, which was his greatest desire.
Today, he requests this loan to invest in the purchase of more snack food products such as candy, drinks, cookies, and more. His is thankful for the opportunity that he is receiving to continue his work.
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El Sr. Merardo tiene 57 años se encuentra acompañado con su amada María, conformando ambos una hermosa familia con una hija ya mayor de edad y su nieta, viviendo en la ciudad de Itá.
Don Merardo tiene un copetín ya hace varios años, en el negocio le ayuda su esposa, además tiene venta de mate y tereré ya que es una zona muy transitada por camioneros.
Merardo comenta que gracias a su trabajo pudo cumplir su sueño de ver a su hija recibirse de licenciada, ya que era su mayor anhelo.
Hoy pide este préstamo para poder invertirlo en la compra de productos para su copetín, como ser golosinas, bebidas, galletitas y demás. Agradece por la 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.

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About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 61
    View loans »
    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,749,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,618.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Merardo to purchase candy, drinks, cookies, and more for his food counter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 16, 2013
Listed
Feb 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 20, 2014