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Sr. Francisco is from the city of Concepción. He is 70 years old and a bricklayer. He is married to Sra. Juana, who is 60. Francisco is a very self-sacrificing person and notes that he has always worked hard and it is thanks to that work that he has been able to help his family.

Despite his age, Sr. Francisco wants very much to continue working and helping with the day to day expenses of the household. He says he still has a lot worth fighting for and that is why he continues to strive.

He is applying for a loan to purchase tools, which would greatly facilitate his work. He wants to buy trowels, buckets, tape measures, rulers and other masonry supplies. Don Francisco is grateful to Fundación Paraguaya and Kiva for the opportunity they are giving him.
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El Sr. Francisco es de la ciudad de Concepción, tiene 70 años, de profesión albañil, esta casado con la señora Juana de de 60 años de edad. Francisco es una persona muy sacrificada y comenta que desde siempre ha trabajado y es que gracias a ese trabajo que ha podido ayudar a su familia.
Pese a su edad el Sr. Francisco tiene muchas ganas de seguir trabajando y ayudando con el día a día de la casa. El comenta que aun tiene mucho porque luchar y es por ello que se esfuerza.
El solicita el crédito para la compra de herramientas, con lo cual se le facilitara mucho su trabajo. Quiere comprar cucharas, baldes, metros, reglas y demás insumos de albañilería. Don Francisco agradece a la fundación y a Kiva por la oportunidad que le están dando.

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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
  • 16
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,123,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,310.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Francisco to buy masonry tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2012
May 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013