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Octavio
Octavio C. Alcaraz is 40 years old and lives in Matchi de Roque Gonzalez area. He is a weaver of artisan bedspreads and has been married to Vicenta Sánchez for more than 15 years and they have two sons, one is 20 years old and is studying at an university and the other is 11 years old and in elementary school.

He started his activity as a youngster and his father was in charge of distributing the product in the Caaguazú region; later his father gave him the opportunity to become independent since at his age he could no longer do the work.

He took the challenge and gather more capital, thanks to the support of his spouse, and continued with the work. Nowadays he has many clients and with the income generated by the activity they managed to buy a motorcycle for work, to buy electrical appliances and to improve their house.

He is requesting this loan to purchase hammocks, blankets, tablecloths and sheets.
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Octavio C. Alcaraz tiene 40 años de edad vive en la compañía Matchi de Roque Gonzalez es tejedor de colchas artesanales y esta casado con la Sra. Vicenta Sánchez hace más de 15 años, tienen dos hijos uno de de 20 años que esta estudiando en la Universidad y el otro de 11 años que esta realizando sus estudios primarios



Se iniciò desde muy joven en esta actividad y su padre se encargaba de la distribuciòn de la producciòn por la zana de de Caaguazù, mas adelante su padre le diò la oportunidad de independizarce ya que por su edad ya no podia realizar el trabajo.



Tomò el desafio y reuniò mas capital , gracias al apoyo de su conyugue y dieron continuaciòn al trabajo, hoy dia tienen muchisimos clientes y con el ingreso obtenido de la actividad consiguieron comprar una motocicleta para trabajar , comprar electrodomesticos y lograron mejorar su casa .


Solicita el préstamo para la compra de (hamacas, frazadas, manteles y sábanas).

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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
  • 72
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $27,639,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,045.6
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Octavio purchase of merchandise (bedspreads, blankets, tablecloths and sheets).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Nov 19, 2008
Listed
Nov 4, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2009