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Sr. Aníbal is 55 years old, single, and manages an auto paint and body shop in his home. He is one of the pioneers of the city and is known for providing good service. His customers come from every area.

Aníbal started working for other people, but after much effort he later became independent. He has performed all types of paint and body work on automobiles for more than 25 years. Aníbal repairs vehicles that have been in accidents or are in need of retouching.

After years of constantly working, he needs to replace the equipment he uses for his job. For this reason, he is requesting assistance by accessing a loan through Fundación Paraguaya. He needs a new soldering machine so that he can complete the work for his existing customers.

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El señor Aníbal de 55 años de edad, es soltero, y cuenta con un taller propio de chapería y pintura en su casa, es uno de los pioneros de la ciudad reconocido por su buen servicio y cuenta con clientes de toda la zona.
El empezó trabajando para terceros, luego de mucho esfuerzo se independizo y hace mas de 25 años trabaja por su cuenta realizando todo tipo de trabajos de chapería y pintura de automotores, ya sea chocados o trabajos de retoque.
Por los años de trabajo constantemente necesita renovar sus herramientas laborales, a eso obedece el pedido de la ayuda crediticia a la Fundación Paraguaya, necesita una nueva soldadora pues de esa manera no fallará con sus exigentes clientes.

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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
  • 81
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,060.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Aníbal to purchase a soldering machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012