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San Francisco Group
In this Group: Tomas, Santiago, Balbino, Pablo, Enrique, Manuel, Saturnino, Benancio, Eugenio, Valois, Silvio, Ignacio *
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This committee was formed by the union of several farmers in the Santani area in order to facilitate access to loans and help each other and pay them back. They formed and named themselves The San Francisco Committee.

All members are dedicated to agriculture and animal husbandry and are small producers of sesame, cassava, corn, beans etc.

All members hard-working and seeking to provide the best for their families, especially the education of their children amongst other things.

The group's president is Mr. Tomas S., who in addition to working as a farmer, also teaches at an elementary school where he works part time.
Various crops are planted and animals are bread. With this loan they plan to invest in their animals.
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Este comité se conformó con la unión de vaR. agricultores de la zona de Santani, para facilitar el acceso al crédito y ayudarse entre todos y pagar, se agruparon y denominaron al comité San Francisco.
Todos los integrantes se dedican a la agricultura y cría de animales, son pequeños productores de sésamo, mandioca, maíz, poroto y otros.
Todos muy trabajadores ya que procuran brindarles lo mejor a sus familias, especialmente la educación de sus hijos comentaron entre otras cosas.
El presidente del grupo es el señor Tomas S. quien además de ser agricultor también es docente de una escuela primaria donde ejerce medio tiempo.
Tiene plantaciones de vaR. cultivos y también cría de animales. Con este crédito piensa comprar balanceados para sus animales.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,910.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of San Francisco Group's $1,725 loan helped a member invest in livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011