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Carlos Nicolas
Carlos is 39 years old. He is married to Maura, 39 years old, who helps him in his shop. He has one child and lives in his own house, where he also has his shop.

Carlos is a saddler, making leather items for horse saddles. He learned this work from his father, with whom he worked for 15 years. Then he married, became independent, and opened his own shop.

Currently, he does work for local ranchers and businesses.

He defines himself as a very hard-working man, and a fighter. He works for the good of his son.

He is asking for the loan in order to purchase leather, which is his principal raw material.
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Carlos tiene 39 años, está casado con la Sra. Maura de 39 años, quien le ayuda en el taller, tiene un hijo, vive en casa propia y en donde también tiene su taller.
Carlos es talabartero, elaborando trabajos en cuero para monturas de caballos. Aprendió el oficio de su padre con quien trabajó durante 15 años, después se casó, se independizó y habilitó su propio taller.
Actualmente realiza los trabajos para los ganaderos de la zona y a los negocios de la zona.
El se define como un hombre muy trabajador y luchador, trabaja por el bien de su hijo.
el solicita el credito para la compra de cuero, que es su materia prima principal.

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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
  • $38,003,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,960.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Carlos Nicolas to purchase leather to use in his tack shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012