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Angel is from the San José neighborhood of Carapeguá. He is 31 years old and single.

When he was very young he began working in the tannery business. He started out as his father's assistant then, little by little, he gathered together a small amount of capital and set up on his own.

He says that he himself is in charge of the processing and also the subsequent sale of his finished products such as coverings and leathers in the districts of Itauguá and Asunción.

He is requesting this loan to buy hides.
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El Sr. Angel es de la ciudad de Carapeguá, barrio San José, tiene 31 años de edad, es soltero.

Desde muy joven empezó con el trabajo de curtiduría primeramente como ayudante de su padre, luego poco a poco fue juntando para su pequeño capital y así fue independizándose.

Manifiesta que él mismo se encarga del proceso y luego de la venta de sus productos terminados como ser forros y vaquetas hacia las zonas de Itauguá y Asunción.

Solicita el préstamo para la compra de cueros.

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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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 43
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  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,760.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Angel to buy animal hides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2010
Nov 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011