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Wilson is 32 years old, is single, and lives with his mother in the city of Carapeguá. Starting when he was 14 years old, he began to go out to sell the quilts that he and his mom would produce together, and after 6 years he became independent and began to work for himself.

He takes handicrafts to sell in the cities of Villa Elisa and Asunción, which he transports on his motorcycle which he was able to buy thanks to his work. He is also able to provide his mother with the help that she needs, as she is practically dependent on him. He is a very entrepreneurial and hardworking young man, and he is known for these qualities in his neighborhood.

He is asking for this loan to buy hammocks, blankets and sheets, given that he has had many orders for these products and he would like to be able to serve his clients. He is very grateful for the help he receives, as this job helps him with his day to day expenses.
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El señor Wilson tiene 32 años de edad, es soltero, vive con su madre en la ciudad de Carapeguá. Desde los 14 años de edad empezó a salir a vender las colchas que ellos mismos producen con su mamá, después de 6 años se independizó y empezó a trabajar por cuenta propia.
Lleva los productos artesanales a venderlos por las ciudades de Villa Elisa y Asunción, se transporta en su motocicleta que gracias a su trabajo logró comprarse y también brindarle a su madre la ayuda necesaria, ya que prácticamente depende de él. Es un joven muy emprendedor y trabajador, en el barrio es conocido por esas cualidades.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de hamacas, frazadas y sábanas, puesto que tiene muchos pedidos de estos productos y quiere poder cumplir con sus clientes. El está muy agradecido por la ayuda que recibe, pues este trabajo le ayuda en su día a día.

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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
  • 74
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,070,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,380.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Wilson to buy hammocks, blankets, and sheets among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013