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Jorge Ricardo
Señor Jorge is 49 years old. He has children who are already grown and financially independent, and he lives in his own home, located in the city of Encarnación.

Señor Jorge is a mechanic. He has had a workshop in his home for the last several years, where he does bodywork and painting. He has been working in this field for a while, as it is his vocation. He says that he has a good customer base, and that many of his neighbors come to repair their vehicles in his workshop.

He considers himself to be a very hard-working and enterprising man, who in spite of setbacks, has been able to move ahead in life with his business. He comments that everything that he has done is to give his family a better style of life.

One of his dreams is to be able to expand his workshop, so that he can take on more customers.

He is requesting the loan to buy supplies for his workshop, as in this way he will be able to deliver on any of his customers' orders.
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El señor Jorge tiene 49 años de edad, tiene hijos ya adultos, independientes económicamente, y vive en su propia casa, situada en la ciudad de Encarnación. El señor Jorge es mecánico, posee un taller de chapería y pintura desde hace varios años en su domicilio, se dedica a esta actividad desde hace tiempo, ya que es su vocación. Comenta que tiene una buena clientela, ya que muchos de sus vecinos van a reparar sus vehículos en su taller.
El se considera un hombre muy luchador y emprendedor, ya que pese a los contratiempos que tuvo pudo salir adelante con su negocio. Comenta que todo lo que realiza es por darle un mejor estilo de vida a su familia. Uno de sus sueños es poder ampliar su taller con lo cual podrá agarrar a más clientes.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de insumos para el taller, para que de esa forma pueda cumplir con alguno de los pedidos de sus 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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 48
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,820.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Jorge Ricardo to buy supplies for his mechanic's workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2011
Sep 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012