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Roberto P. is 35 years old, he is married to Raquel Urunaga who is 25, and they have a little boy who doesn't go to school yet. They live and work together in a place called Jejuí, in the district of Santaní, a city located 320 km from the country's capital.

He as had a carpentry shop for three years. His wife has a secondhand clothing store. He makes all kinds of furniture, such as tables, chairs, and more. He has customers in different cities, such as furniture stores. He needs to buy more wood to fill all the orders he has received in the last months, for which he is requesting a loan of $600 to invest in the purchase of various kinds of wood.

(Translated from the Spanish by Naomi Johnson, Kiva volunteer)

Roberto P. tiene 35 años, el está casado con la Raquel Urunaga que tiene 25 años, ellos tienen un hijo pequeño que aún no va a la escuela. Viven y trabajan juntos en una compañía llamada Jejuí, un distrito de Santaní, ciudad dista unos 320 km. de la capital del país.

Posee una carpintería desde hace tres años, su señora posee una tienda de venta de ropas de segunda mano. El realiza todo tipo de muebles como mesas, sillas, placares entre otros. Posee clientes de diferentes ciudades tanto particulares como mueblerías.
Necesita comprar más maderas para poder abastecer todos los pedidos que ha recibido este último mes, por lo que solicita $ 600 para invertir en la compra de maderas de diferentes tipos.

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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
  • 49
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Roberto to buy wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2007
Aug 31, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 8, 2008