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Eligio is 70 years old and married to Wenceslaa Amarilla. They have raised a family of three sons and one daughter, all of whom are now married. Eligio works buying and selling bricks, and he also has a small general store in his home, a business which he manages together with his wife.

He is a person who has worked all his life, and thanks to his effort and perseverance, he can now enjoy a peaceful life without economic stress together with his family.

Eligio is requesting the loan to buy bricks as well as merchandise for his store.
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El Sr. Eligio tiene 70 años de edad, está casado con la Sra. Wenceslaa Amarilla quienes forman una familia de tres varones y una mujer las cuales todos ya se encuentran casados, él se dedica a la compra y venta de ladrillos y también tiene una despensa en su domicilio, negocio el cual administra con su esposa.
Es una persona que ha trabajado toda la vida y gracias a su esfuerzo y constancia puede gozar de una vida tranquila y sin aprietos económicos junto a su familia.
Don Eligio solicita el crédito para la compra de ladrillos y mercaderías para su negocio.

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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
  • $35,114,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,725.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Eligio buying construction materials and merchandise to sell, such as canned and packaged foods, dairy products, cleaning supplies, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2010
Aug 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011