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Mario, 57, has been running a store in the city of San Lorenzo since 2006. He says he has a good number of customers because he serves them well and always offers good prices.

Through his work he has been able to renovate his house and give his children the education they needed to become independent, as they now are. His goal is to continue working to become a grand merchant.

He is requesting a loan to buy sugar, bakery goods, dairy products, meat and other types of products. He is grateful for this opportunity Kiva and the Fundación Paraguaya are giving him, because it will be of much assistance.
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El Sr. Mario tiene 57 años de edad, cuenta con una despensa desde el año 2006 en la ciudad de San Lorenzo. Comenta el que tiene una gran clientela ya que atiende muy bien a sus clientes y sumado a ello siempre tiene muy buenos precios.
Con este trabajo logro mejorar su vivienda y darle la educación necesaria a sus hijos que hoy en día ya son independientes. Su meta es poder seguir trabajando y de esa forma ser un gran comerciante.
El necesita de este crédito para la compra de azúcar, panificados, lácteos, carnes y demás tipos de productos. El agradece la oportunidad que recibe a Kiva y de fundación paraguaya, pues le será de mucha ayuda.

Additional Information

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
  • 75
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,907,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,300.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Mario to buy sugar, bakery goods, dairy products, meat and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2012
May 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013