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Agustín is from Ciudad del Este. He’s married and has three children all of which are still little and going to elementary school. He comments that all his efforts are aimed at providing a better future for his children since they are his and his wife’s reason for living.

They have a well-stocked store where they work from very early in the day, both he and his wife. They started the business with a little money Agustín got as part of a severance pay from a previous job.

In addition to working in his store, Agustín also has a farm where he grows lettuce, manioc and other vegetables and with earnings from their sales he’s able to stock his store. He is a very responsible person who very much wants to get ahead. He has a jovial, enterprising spirit and there’s no doubt that he will reach all the goals he’s set for himself.

He is requesting the loan to buy beverages, noodles, rice, canned goods and other supplies to stock his store
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El Sr. Agustín es de ciudad del este está casado, tiene 3 hijos, de los cuales los 3 aun son pequeños y están en la escuela primaria. Comenta que todo el esfuerzo que hace es por darle un buen futuro a sus hijos, ya que ellos son su razon de ser, de él y de su esposa.
Tienen una despensa bien surtida donde trabajan desde muy tempranas horas, tanto el como su esposa. Se iniciaron en la actividad con una platita que recibió Agustín como parte de una indemnización de un trabajo anterior.
Agustín además de su despensa trabaja con una huerta donde planta lechuga, mandioca y otras hortalizas para que con la venta de ellos pueda ayudar a abastecer su despensa. El es una persona muy responsable y con ganas de superación, tiene un espíritu jovial y emprendedor que no cabe duda que va a llegar a conseguir todas las metas que se ha propuesto.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de bebidas, fideos, arroz, enlatados y demás insumos para poder abastecer su almacén.

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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
  • 4,385.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Agustin to buy stock merchandise for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012