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Hipolito is 69 years old and is married to Basilica who is 49 years old. He has a truck that he has used as a transport line for passengers for more than 30 years.

He works everyday from 5am to 3pm. He has many regular passengers who are, for the most part, hospital workers and relatives of hospital patients.

He is asking for a loan to buy tires for his truck. He wants to replace them with new ones so he can ensure the safety of himself and his passengers . His wife, who works in a hairdressers, also helps out and so together they can cover the costs of everyday living.
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El Sr. Hipolito tiene 69 años de edad, está casado con la Sra. Basilica de 49 años, posee un camión que utiliza como Linea de transporte de pasajeros hace más de 30 años, trabaja todos los días de 5 de la mañana hasta las 3 de la tarde, tiene buena cantidad de pasajeros habituales quien son en su mayoría funcionarios del Hospital y familiares de enfermos internados, el préstamo que solicita es para la compra de cubiertas para su camión ya que desea renovarlas para mayor seguridad suya y la de sus pasajeros, cuenta con la ayuda de su esposa, quien tiene una peluquería y así ayudan con los gastos del día a día.

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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.

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  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,137,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,459.9
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Hipolito to buy truck tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013