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Guadalberto is from the city of Concepción. He is married to Crismilda, and they have two young daughters who do not go to school yet.

He has a hardware shop, and attached to the shop he has a factory that makes granite sinks. It is the only one in the city, and has a lot of local customers and a lot from neighboring cities.

Guadalberto is a person with a lot of desire to get ahead, and through his work he is able to continue growing. He is defined as a very hard-working and enterprising person. Every day he puts forth maximum effort in order to improve.

He is requesting the loan from the Fundación and Kiva in order to buy a machine for the sink factory. He really needs it to cover the demand in the market.

He is grateful to Kiva and the Fundación for the opportunity that he is getting.
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El Sr. Gualberto es de la ciudad de Concepción, está casado con la Sra. Crismilda, tienen dos hijas pequeñas, que aun no van a la escuela. El Sr. tiene una ferretería y adjunto a el una fábrica de piletas de granito, única en la ciudad, tiene muchos clientes locales, y de las ciudades aledañas.
El Sr. Guadalberto, es una persona con muchas ganas de salir adelante y por medio de su trabajo poder seguir creciendo. El se define como una persona muy trabajadora y emprendedora, que día a día se esfuerza al máximo para ser mejor.
El solicita el crédito a la fundación y a Kiva para la compra de una máquina para la fábrica de pileta ya que les hacía mucha falta para cubrir la demanda en el mercado. El agradece a Kiva y a la fundación por la oportunidad que está recibiendo.

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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
  • 45
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,290.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Guadalberto to buy a machine for the factory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014