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Dionisio is 59 years old, married, and has four children, only one of whom still lives with him. Dionisio is a 'macatero' (traveling salesman). He has been in this trade since he got married. He travels around the metropolitan area, specifically the city of San Lorenzo and its surrounding areas.

Dionisio is a very entrepreneurial gentleman and, thanks to his work, he has been able to allow his children to study and finish their degrees. They are now professionals (teachers) just like their mother who is a retired teacher.

Dionisio is requesting this loan to buy products such as hammocks, bedspreads, etc. so that he can meet the demand that he has for these products from his customers.
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El Señor Dionisio tiene 59 años de edad, está casado y tiene cuatro hijos de los cuales uno vive aún con él. Dionisio es macatero (vendedor ambulante), ejerció la profesión desde que se casó, sus recorridos lo hace en la zona metropolitana, específicamente en la ciudad de San Lorenzo y alrededores.
Es un señor muy emprendedor, y gracias a su trabajo pudo lograr que a sus hijos a estudien y así puedan terminar sus carreras. Los mismos son ya profesionales recibidos docentes al igual que de su madre que es docente jubilada.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de productos como: hamacas, sobrecamas, etc. así podrá cumplir con la demanda que tiene de dichos productos por parte 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.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Dionisio to buy hammocks, bedspreads, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013