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Sr. Catalino is 50 years old and married to Sra. Romelia, age 44. They have three children who are studying and dreaming about becoming successful professionals.

Don Catalino sells remedies, but he also has a small snack bar that he established more than 21 years ago. He started out with a small amount of capital he obtained after selling a motorcycle. Catalino set up a wooden stand on one of the busiest and most well-known street corners of the city. He was able to form a large customer base. Catalino is a self-sacrificing person who has demonstrated that he can get ahead as a result of his work. The loan he is requesting will be used to buy sodas, snacks, cookies, candy, and other items to restock his snack bar, which will allow him to continue working.

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El Sr. Catalino de 50 años de edad, está casado con la señora Romelia de 44 años, tienen tres hijos quienes estudian y sueñan con ser grandes profesionales.
Don Catalino se dedica a la venta de remedios y también tiene un pequeño copetín, hace más de 21 años aproximadamente que él se dedica a esto. Comenzó con un pequeño capital, que obtuvo de la venta de una moto, instalándose así con un mostrador de madera en una de la esquina más concurrida de la ciudad, es por eso que su local es muy conocido y concurrido, con una gran clientela formada. El es una persona muy sacrificada, y ha mostrado que con trabajo se puede salir adelante.
Este crédito lo solicita para comprar gaseosas, comestibles, galletitas, golosinas y demás artículos para poder surtir su copetín y de esa forma seguir trabajando.

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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
  • 59
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,947,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,320.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Catalino to buy sodas, snacks, cookies, candy, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
May 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013