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Jorge is 25 years old and single. He makes bricks for a living and has his own brick factory, where he has worked since he was 18.

Jorge is a very hardworking and enterprising man. He begins his work very early every morning and finishes late at night. After much sacrifice he is getting ahead, and he enjoys what he does, and that is why he wants to keep working in this business.

Jorge says that he wants to have a family someday, and he would like to provide them what they need through his work. He is asking for a loan so he can purchase a mixer to use in his factory, which will help him improve the service he provides to his customers.
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El señor Jorge es soltero, tiene 25 años, comenta que se dedica a la olería, ya que tiene su propia fábrica de ladrillos, en la cual trabaja desde los 18 años.
Jorge es una persona muy trabajadora y emprendedora, ya que empieza su trabajo todos los días desde muy tempranas horas del día y termina ya entrada la noche. Cuenta que con mucho sacrificio está saliendo adelante y le gusta lo que hace, y es por ello que le gustaría poder seguir trabajando en este negocio.
El comenta que algún día quiere tener una familia y darles, por medio de su trabajo lo que necesitan. Jorge solicita el crédito para la compra de una mezcladora que desea utilizar en su olería y de esa forma poder mejorar el servicio que da a sus clientes.

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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
  • 54
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,911,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,480.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jorge to purchase a mixer for making bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 18, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013