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Mario
Mr. Mario S. is 56 years old, single, and lives in one of the Carapeguá neighborhoods called Espartillar. Since he was 17 years old he has gone out to sell quilts made by his mother. After 10 years he became independent and started to work on his own. He brings artisan products from the area and sells them in the cities of Villarica, Caazapa, and Yuty. Thanks to the income that his work generates, Mario was able to have a small house built where he lives with his mother, since he is responsible for taking care of her. With the loan he will purchase bedspreads, sheets, and hammocks.
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El Señor Mario S. tiene 56 años de edad es soltero y vive en una de las compañía de Carapeguá llamado Espartillar.
Desde los 17 años de edad empezó con esta actividad que consiste en salir a vender las colchas que ellos mismos producían con su mamá, después de 10 años se independizó y empezó a trabajar por cuenta propia; lleva los productos artesanales de la zona a venderla por las ciudades de Villarica, Caazapa y Yuty. Gracias al ingreso que le genera esta actividad logró mandar construir una pequeña casa en donde vive en compañía de su madre ya que el se encarga de la manutención de la misma .
Con el préstamo comprará sobrecamas, sabanas, hamaca.

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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
  • 102
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $30,964,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,939.6
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Mario purchase of merchandise like bedspreads, sheets, hammocks, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 4, 2008
Listed
Dec 31, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 25, 2009