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Celso is from the city of Ita. He is 39 years old and married to Norma. He lives a short distance from the center of Ita. They have 3 children who are still minors.

Celso is a taxi driver who works from a stop that is in a strategic location well placed in the city of Ita. He has clients that he’s served from over 6 years. He has the economic support of his wife who’s had a fast food counter for 3 years from which she sells empanadas, sandwiches, soups, and drinks like beers, sodas, and juices, and she also sells ice cream and cookies.

The loan that Celso is asking for is for the general maintenance of his car which is the essential element of his work. He is thankful for the opportunity that he’s received from the Fundacion Paraguaya and from Kiva.
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El señor Celso es de la ciudad de Itá, tiene 39 años de edad, está casado con la señora Norma, vive a escasa distancia del centro de la ciudad de Itá, tienen 3 hijos aun menores de edad.
Celso presta servicios como taxista en una parada que se encuentra en un lugar estratégicamente bien ubicado en la ciudad de Itá, tiene clientes formados desde hace más de 6 años, cuenta con el apoyo económico de su esposa quien posee un copetín hace 3 años en el cual vende empanadas, sándwiches, sopas y bebidas como cerveza, gaseosa, jugos, también vende helados y golosinas.
El préstamo que el señor Celso solicita es para mantenimiento general de su automóvil, el cual es el elemento esencial de su trabajo. Agradece por la oportunidad que está recibiendo por parte de fundación paraguaya y kiva.

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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
  • 70
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,045,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Celso to do taxi maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012