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Juan is 28 years old, married, and has a newborn child. He produces all types of clothing and has been in business for approximately eight years. Juan makes these garments himself, but he also provides sewing services to private companies that supply him with all the implements that he needs to produce clothes. Juan has established customers from the various districts of the capital and he performs his work according to their orders. Thanks to his efforts, he and his wife have been able to move forward.

Juan is requesting a loan in order to buy pieces of cut fabric so that he can continue his work. He is very pleased with the assistance he has received since this loan will be a great help.

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Juan tiene 28 años, está casado, tiene 1 hijo recién nacido. Se dedica a la costura de prendas de vestir de todo tipo, el tiempo que lleva en la actividad es de 8 años aproximadamente, realiza sus costuras de propia producción y también servicios de costura para empresas privadas que le provee de todos los insumos para la confección de las prendas. Tiene clientela formada en zonas de la capital según los pedidos que realizan sus clientes, gracias al esfuerzo conjunto con su esposa están saliendo adelante.
Juan solicita el crédito para la compra de cortes de tela, para poder trabajar y seguir con lo que hace. Esta muy contento por la ayuda que está recibiendo, pues le será de mucha ayuda.

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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
  • 70
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,070,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,432.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Juan to buy pieces of cut fabric.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013