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Aristides is 40 years old and lives in his own house. He is the owner of an automobile that he uses as a taxi, covering a daily itinerary through several cities in the country. In this way he makes a living and supports his family. His wish is to be able to have more vehicles one day and create employment opportunities for the people in his community, as well as to have greater earnings for himself and his family.

The requested loan will be to have maintenance done on his vehicle and to buy new tires that would help his a lot in keeping up his work.
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El señor Aristides tiene 40 años de edad, vive en su casa propia.
El señor es propietario de un auto que lo utiliza como taxi cubriendo un itinerario diario pasando por varias ciudades del país, así se gana la vida y mantiene a su familia, su deseo es poder algún día contar con mayores unidades de vehículos, generar empleo para gente de su comunidad y obtener para sí y su familia también mayores ingresos.
El crédito solicitado sería para mantener el vehículo y la compra de cubiertas nuevas que le facilitarían mucho mantener su trabajo.

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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
  • $37,143,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,415.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Aristides to do maintenance on a vehicle and buy new tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2013