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Alipio is 32 years old and has been living with Marlene for the past five years.

Mr. Alipio worked as a carpenter in his neighbor’s shop since he was a boy. In 2005 he started his own carpentry shop with the help of his parents.

He is now manufacturing all sorts of furniture, such as armoires and modular cabinets. He has well established customers.

He would like to expand his carpentry shop and add a showroom. He is requesting this loan in order to buy lumber, supplies and nails.
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El Señor Alipio de 32 años de edad, esta aconcubinado con la señora Marlene hace 5 años.

Don Alipio desde pequeño trabajaba en la carpinteria de un vecino que tenia.

En el 2005, fue cuando decidió emprender su propia carpinteria con un pequeño apoyo que recibió de sus padres.

Actualmente esta fabricando mubles de todo tipo como; roperos, fiambreas y modulares. Alipio ya cuenta con una clientela bien formada.

Como sueño personal desea ampliar mas su carpinteria y poner un salón donde pueda exibir sus muebles.

El cliente solicita el crédito para la compra de madera , terciadas y clavos.

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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
  • 30
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,192,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,792.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Alipio buy lumber and carpentry supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2009
Dec 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010