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Francisco is 56 years old. He is married and has 6 grown children who are independent. He tells us that he has done this activity for more than 10 years. He was able to start thanks to his family's support. With his wife and children's help his store grew. Right now he works in butchering beef and pigs and it is generating very good income for him.

The loan he is asking for is to buy a freezer, since he needs to keep his meat better and offer more quality and comfort to his customers. He is grateful for the opportunity he is receiving, since this way he can improve his work conditions and keep progressing.
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Don Francisco tiene 56 años de edad, es casado, tiene 6 hijos todos mayores de edad, que son independientes a él. Nos cuenta que hace más de 10 años se dedica a esta actividad, pudo comenzar su actividad gracias al apoyo de familiares. Con la ayuda de sus hijos y esposa su despensa fue creciendo. En la actualidad se dedica al faenamiento de vacunos y cerdos generándole muy buenas ganancias.
El préstamo lo solicita para la compra de un congelador, ya que necesita conservar mejor sus carnes, para así brindar mejor calidad y comodidad a sus clientes. Agradece por la oportunidad que esta recibiendo, ya que de esa forma podrá mejorar sus condiciones de trabajo e ir progresando.

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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
  • 76
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,454.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Francisco to buy a freezer to keep meat products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013