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Pablo is 65 years old and is married to his wife Efemia who is 59 years old. They have two adult sons that are working.

Pablo started to work as a freight driver and with the earnings of this business he managed to buy some animals to start a small farm on land that he already had. Today he does both jobs- he has a truck with which he transports heavy freight and also has a farm that his family manages.

Now, his farm generates good earnings and he even has regular customers that buy milk, cheese, eggs and meats every day.

In the future he would like the be able to buy yogurt-making machines since it is a good business and is very profitable in the area.
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El señor Pablo cuenta con 65 años esta casado con la señora Efemia de 59 años y tienen 2 hijos mayores que trabajando.

Pablo empezó a trabajar como fletero, con las ganancias de este negocio logró comprar unos animales para armar una pequeña granja en un terreno que ya tenía.Hoy día realiza ambas actividades, el posee un camión con el que realiza fletes de cargas pesadas y también posee la granja que su familia administra.

Hoy día su granja ya genera muy buenas ganancias e inclusive ya posee clientes fijos que cada día compran leche, queso y huevos, además de carnes.

Le gustaría para el futuro poder comprar maquinas para la elaboración de yogurt ya que es un buen negocio y es muy rentable en la zona.

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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
  • 74
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,070,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,030.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Pablo to buy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010