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Mr. Elvio is married to Mrs. Angela. They have three children, two that are older and live with their spouses; the other is school aged, and helps out around the house. Mr. Elvio works as a traveling salesperson – he sells jewelry, blankets and home electric products in the neighborhoods of Ciudad del Este. Additionally, he has been able to obtain a motorcart in order to commercialize the sale of mandioca, a traditional paraguayan food, in the Abasto market. He is a very active man, and counts on his wife and son to be able to have both businesses.

Mr. Elvio was given credit by the Paraguayan Foundation and has paid punctually on five occasions. He is an optimist through whatever challenges that present themselves. The credit applied for gives him the oppportunity to increase his clientele.

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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
  • 76
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,050.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Elvio to buy products for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 4, 2009
Jun 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010