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Update on Pedro

Pedro is from the city of Pilar and is studying for an international business degree. He is a very self sacrificing person who is studying and working at the same time. He says that her previous loan was used to pay university fees and that it was a great help.

Today he asks for a new loan to be able to again pay the fees for this year, since in this way he will be able to continue studying and fighting for his goal.
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Pedro es de la ciudad de Pilar, esta estudiando la carrera de Comercio internacional, es una persona muy sacrificada que esta estudiando y trabajando al mismo tiempo. El comenta que su préstamo anterior lo uso en cubrir sus cuotas de la universidad, y que le fue de mucha ayuda.
Hoy pide un nuevo préstamo para poder nuevamente cubrir sus cuotas de este año, ya que de esa forma seguirá estudiando y luchando por su objetivo.

Previous Loan Details

Pedro lives alone. His parents are from the interior of the country, but he has been living in Pilar for more than three years. Pedro says that he has been pursuing his higher education and will be finishing this year. He hopes to get a job in his field of study so that he can help his paren... More from Pedro's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,680,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,430.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Pedro to pay university fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2014
Jun 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Pedro. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2013. Learn More