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Optaciano has a business in the city of San Pedro. It is a small general store that he was able to open with great effort. He mentions that he began as a mobile salesman, but due to his sacrifices and his desire to move forward, he has been able to improve significantly.

He always dreamed of opening his own business and not having to sell door-to-door. Today, he has that business and fights to maintain it.

He requests this loan to be able to invest in items of primary importance so that he can stock his business. He is grateful for the opportunity that he has received to grow and improve.
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El Sr. Optaciano tiene su negocio en la ciudad de San Pedro, una pequeña despensa que con mucho esfuerzo pudo montar. Comenta que se inició como vendedor ambulante, pero que después por medio de su sacrificio y sus ganas de Salir adelante ha mejorado mucho.
Siempre fue su sueño poder tener su propio negocio y no tener que vender más de manera ambulante, hoy ya tiene ese negocio y lucha por mantenerlo. Pide este préstamo para poder invertir en la compra de artículos de primera necesidad para poder surtir su negocio. Agradece por esta oportunidad que recibe de poder crecer y mejorar.

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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
  • 95
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,366,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,550.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Optaciano to purchase articles of primary necessity to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2014