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Señor Fidel is married and lives in the city of Pilar. He is the head of a motorcycle repair workshop. He works with lathes and does repairs in general, and his wife is a seamstress. They have three children, one of whom has a secure job. The other two are younger and still school-age. The Señor owns his own home, with amenities for his family's well-being. He has is own mode of transport, which is a motorcycle.

He comments that he has been doing this work for 25 years, and so has vast experience in what he does. Additionally, he is grateful that during this time he has gained a customer base who frequently come to him.

He is requesting the loan for the purchase of spare parts for the repairs he does, as in this way he will be better able to service his customers.
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El señor Fidel es casado, vive en la ciudad de Pilar, es dueño de un taller de reparaciones de Motocicletas, trabajo de tornerías, reparaciones en general y su señora es costurera. Tienen tres hijos, uno de ellos posee trabajo seguro, los dos son menores y están en edad escolar. El señor tiene casa propia, con las comodidades dentro del bienestar familiar, posee móvil de transporte propio que es una motocicleta.
Comenta que se dedica a este trabajo hace 25 años, por lo que ya tiene una vasta experiencia en lo que hace. Además de eso gracias a todo este tiempo ha podido formarse ya una clientela que frecuentemente acude hasta él.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de repuestos para las reparaciones que realiza, pues de esa forma puede cumplir mejor con 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.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 76
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,975.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Fidel to buy spare parts for motorcycle repair.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2011
Oct 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012